DX Group has been refused planning permission for its proposed super hub in Essington, Staffordshire. The planned £63m hub was rejected by the local authority planning committee at a hearing last night (17 May). The company said in a statement that it was now considering its options, including an appeal against the decision, with its planning and property advisers. DX Group intended to move its headquarters and 400 staff from its current base in Willenhall to the 44-acre site. However […]
City Link’s new MD has put in place a three-year turnaround strategy at the struggling parcels business in the wake of “disappointing” losses. The plan will see City Link break-even within the next four months, make a profit by Q4, and become a £500m business in the next three years, through a combination of improved customer service, reduced operational costs and a focus on winning profitable business, rather than chasing volumes. Speaking to MT.co.uk, new MD Dave Smith, who joined […]
Global Freight Solutions (GFS) processed more than 10 million parcels last year as the popularity of online shopping continued to grow.