DX Group has issued a profit warning, citing the shortage of HGV drivers as a key factor in driving up costs. In a trading update the company warned that a driver shortage, pricing pressures, volume erosion at its secure delivery service DX Exchange, and the slow conversion of its new parcels business pipeline had contributed to a 5.3% revenue fall in the first four months of this year, compared with the previous quarter. “The board now expects profits will be […]
Hellmann UK Contract Logistics and Consulting (CLC) has increased its shared user space to 130,000 ft².
Plumbing and heating products supplier Wolseley is launching a year-long apprenticeship scheme for aspiring HGV drivers at two of its DCs.
Construction work on the Co-operative Group’s new £20m RDC in Avonmouth has been completed. Developers Gallan Group and Stoford have handed over the keys to the site at Cabot Park on Poplar Way to the supermarket chain. Deliveries into the RDC will begin this month, building up to full operation in May 2013 when the fitting out and stocking of the site will be complete. The 435,750ft² facility, near junction 18 on the M5, will employ around 900 staff, some […]