Dachser is to invest £23m in a major integrated logistics centre close to its existing operation in Northampton. Exhibiting at Multimodal 2013, which opened today (23 April) at the NEC, the company said the investment was in response to the rapid increase in demand for Dachser’s pan-European trailer services. “Export growth was 15% last year, closing the gap on our imports which are growing slightly more slowly,” said UK MD Nick Lowe. “That’s giving us an ideal balance between our inbound and outbound traffic, and I’m pleased to say we have maintained […]
Marks & Spencer’s logistics division is set to be restructured in a move that will see “a handful” of its 175 London-based logistics staff made redundant.
Ceva has singled out the performance of its business in the UK for having a “very strong year” in 2011 after the Netherlands-based logistics giant revealed a 10% rise in profit. Speaking to MT.co.uk, Leigh Pomlett, president for Northern Europe at Ceva, singled out delivery from the UK and Poland as “two countries that have performed” as, globally, the firm saw revenue rise just 0.7% to €6.8bn (£5.6bn)for the year ending 31 December 2011. EBITDA rose 9.9%, when accounting for […]
Construction products manufacturer British Gypsum has entered into a new contract with DHL for the distribution of plaster products from its site at Barrow upon Soar, Leicestershire. DHL will transport all deliveries from the site to customers across the UK, handling up to 130 full loads a day.