Amazon is set to create 275 driver jobs after leasing two warehouses in Surrey and Leicestershire. Both warehouses are former supermarket distribution centres, fuelling speculation the online giant is about to launch a grocery service in the UK. Amazon already operates its grocery service Amazon Fresh in the US in New York, California and Seattle, as well as selling a wide range of household goods online. Amazon confirmed the opening of both delivery centres but declined to comment on whether […]
The shortlist for the FTA everywoman in Transport and Logistics awards has been announced ahead of next month’s ceremony.
Stourbridge, West Midlands firm Andyfreight has confirmed a three-year extension to a UK-wide distribution contract with US company Newell Rubbermaid.
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 […]