Wincanton has sealed a five-year deal with Majestic Wine to set up a national fulfilment centre (NFC) at its shared user site in Greenford which will process 40% of the wine merchant’s online orders.
Pall-Ex has reignited its European expansion push and will have almost doubled its existing network on the continent by early next year.
Even if customs clearance is reinstated following Brexit, leaving the EU remains the best thing for the UK, according to Europa Worldwide Group MD Andrew Baxter.
The government has challenged the logistics industry to boost the number of its female and ethnic minority employees.
Uncertainty over EU workers’ future employment rights is a “major concern” given that 10% of the UK’s driver workforce is from the EU, the FTA has warned.
WH Bowker has bought the warehousing and transport operations at five sites belonging to Potter Logistics for an undisclosed sum.
The transition from Norbert Dentressangle to XPO Logistics in 2015 saw the 3PL make strong turnover gains across its three primarily road transport based activities in the UK.
The decision to build a third runway at Heathrow Airport has been tentatively welcomed by the industry.
Hanson has outsourced part of its concrete delivery operations to Wincanton.
The HGV driver training apprenticeship has been given the official go ahead with the government’s confirmation of apprenticeship funding today.