Hundreds of jobs are in danger of being lost as DHL Freight UK gets set to close its business after of a decade of losses. In a letter to staff seen by union GMB, DHL admitted that the part of the business had not been in a “profit making position since 2006”. It continued: “This has been due to a number of factors such as increased competition which has led to customer churn and not being able to fill our […]
Bidvest Logistics has signed a lease with Prologis on a 116,000ft² space in Prologis Cabot Park in Avonmouth, Bristol.
Industrial action by Prospect members at DVSA has been called off after the agency approached ACAS to help resolve the dispute.
UK logistics is pretty much a private, and foreign, affair. The operators sitting at the top of the MT Top 100 are German, Swiss, Dutch , French and American. Looking at UK-based firms, very few sit on the London Stock Exchange (LSE). The number of UK logistics firms turning to the City as a means of investment has dwindled, ever since the Malcolm Group withdrew its listing in 2005. Last month Autologic was struck of the list after fellow publicly-listed […]