Howard Tenens has acquired a new warehouse in Cheshire as part of its continued expansion into the North of England. The Gloucester-based operator is leasing a 177,000 ft² warehouse on Winsford Industrial Estate near Crewe, as part of the firm’s plans to expand its operations northwards within the next five years. The site, which brings its UK total warehousing space to more than 3 million ft², will accommodate up to 40 vehicle movements a day. In March the firm revealed […]
A continued move from straight transport to logistics activities including warehousing, packing and freight forwarding helped Glasgow-based Gordon Leslie Group achieve a 20% rise in pre-tax profit in the year to 30 September 2012. Turnover in the year fell around 8% to £4.8m (2011: £5.2m), but profit before tax came in at just over £487,000 (2011: £405,000). MD Craig Leslie said the firm had made a “fairly conscious move” in the last two years to reduce its reliance on some […]
Howard Tenens is increasing its number of depots as well as expanding existing ones since winning new business this year.
Allport Cargo Services is to relocate its less-than-container load (LCL) deconsolidation service to the port of Felixstowe after signing a three-year contract with PD Portcentric Logistics.