Palletways has struck a deal with Royal Mail’s Parcelforce Worldwide to deliver palletised express freight on behalf of the parcels company. Speaking to Motortransport.co.uk, James Wilson, chief executive at Palletways, said that many of the national postal companies across Europe struggle to deliver express freight, especially the sorts of heavy, irregular items typically moved through pallet hubs. With the pallet network now providing collection and distribution services across 20 countries in Europe it has become “rapidly quite attractive to a […]
The Communication Workers Union (CWU) has warned that strike action at Royal Mail and Parcelforce is possible from 10 October if union members vote in favour of it later this month.
Logistics firms have won millions of pounds in new and extended contracts this year from retailers and manufacturers based in the UK and beyond. Here is Motortransport.co.uk’s top 10 contract wins of 2012. Ceva Logistics wins five year Silentnight home delivery contract In June, Ceva revealed that it had won a five-year contract delivering beds for Silentnight Group, taking over from three separate logistics companies. It will make over 70,000 deliveries a year from Silentnight’s manufacturing plants in Cumbria and […]
Wilson James has won a five-year contract with University College London (UCL) to act as logistics partner for the university’s Bloomsbury Transformation Programme.