A Web-based freight consolidation system, allowing hauliers servicing Heathrow Airport to notify members of spare capacity on their vehicles, is to launch this year to clean up the air around the complex. The airport said its proposed WebPortal would provide companies with an opportunity to exchange and share information about loads and once a match was found, operators could negotiate a price among themselves. The portal is part of Heathrow’s Blueprint for Reducing Emissions, a 10-point action plan that also […]
NFT Distribution has bought 40 Schmitz Cargobull trailers as part of an ongoing fleet replacement programme.
East Yorkshire bulk powder haulier Simon Gibson Transport has been acquired by French logistics firm Groupe Charles André (GCA) for an undisclosed sum.
Express delivery firm Aspray Transport will shortly begin constructing a new 10,000 pallet high-bay storage facility at its Willenhall, West Midlands hub. Construction of the 17m high facility, which will also include an area for block stacking, will begin in October. The firm, which recently bought over five acres of additional land around the site, is also putting an extra 40 parking spaces in place for trailers. Both developments should be operational in June next year. Aspray’s investment in hub […]