DPD and Interlink Express parent Geopost UK has submitted plans for a depot in Etruria, near Stoke-on-Trent.
A revised French road tolling scheme covering parts of the currently free-to-use trunk road network is to be introduced early next year – targeting international hauliers transiting the country.
Ocado is opening two more depots this year as it continues with plans to increase capacity in its distribution network.
Ceva Logistics has opened its third global centre of excellence, at its UK head office in Ashby-de-la-Zouch. This European centre joins others in Florida and Singapore and is designed to demonstrate and develop Ceva’s end to end supply chain services for potential and existing customers.
This time last year CM Downton shocked the industry after it acquired C&H (Hauliers) from its parent company Charles Gee Group, which went into administration. By any metric, it was a fantastic acquisition for Downton, particularly when you look at the prices involved.
UPS plans to open a site in Dordon, near Tamworth, after signing a 15-year lease with developer IM Properties.
Former Palletline member Orb Logistics owed unsecured creditors over £1.26m when it went into administration earlier this year, it has been revealed.
DX, which listed on AIM in February, has said that the focus for the next three years will be the turnaround of the former Nightfreight business, which is now called DX Freight.
Ex-employees of defunct business Innovate Logistics will receive surprise payments three years after the business was dissolved, after the administrators applied for a £470,000 rates rebate.
FairFuelUK (FFUK) co-founder Howard Cox has said he is “absolutely disgusted” with the Labour Party’s apparent disinterest in the issue of fuel prices, after a fringe event on the subject held at the Labour Party conference in Manchester attracted just a handful of attendants.