DBL Logistics has become the first warehousing and distribution company to become a member of the Logistics Hub UK scheme. The Sheffield-based business has agreed to support the hub, which aims to establish the Sheffield city region as the north of England’s leading multimodal logistics location. Logistics Hub UK is a partnership of private-sector businesses and local authority organisations, with a remit to bring together companies from the logistics sector to create a single voice to market the region to […]
Sheffield City Region’s logistics sector was told it was one of the most “exciting prospects in the country” at an event last week to help raise the profile of the area’s multimodal capabilities.
DBL Logistics managing director David Clarkson has been appointed as a non-executive director of United Pallet Network (UPN).
United Pallet Network member DBL Logistics has secured £1.8m of funding from HSBC to expand the business with a new 50,000ft² Sheffield DC. Due for completion in January 2013, the new site will run in tandem with DBL’s existing 25,000ft² facility in the Sheffield Business Park, and the company hopes additional volumes will boost its annual turnover, currently £3m per year. The company holds an O-licence for 15 trucks and trailers, but will look to increase the authorisation to 25 […]