Moving on

Adams, Mark
January 2004
Cabinet Maker;1/16/2004, Issue 5371, p50
Trade Publication
Focuses on the control of the transport costs by furniture companies in Great Britain. Impact of the Working Time Directive on transport; Efficiencies of the furniture transportation; Total estimated annual transport costs. INSET: Big money.


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