Logistics firm Gefco UK has officially opened a new £10m hub in Liverpool, which will serve the automotive logistics sector. The new centre, based in Speke, is located close to automotive manufacturing sites in neighbouring Halewood, which the firm said will “open up opportunities for significant business growth for Gefco”. The 39,370ft² warehouse, which will create over 100 jobs, offers a range of storage, inbound sequencing and outbound transportation services aimed at supporting Gefco’s customers. Services include inter-sequencing of different […]
Coventry-based automotive logistics provider Acumen Automotive Logistics has won a three-year contact with BMW Group UK for the delivery of finished vehicles to dealers.
County Antrim-based vehicle operator Woodside Haulage (Holdings) managed to boost turnover by nearly 10% in the year to the end of March 2014, its latest accounts have shown.
Gefco expects its UK arm to be profitable in 2012, as it prepares for the beginning of a major seven-year contract with General Motors that begins in January. The automotive logistics specialist narrowed its losses in the UK for the year-ending 31 December 2011 to £324,000 from £3.7m in the previous year. Turnover fell slightly from £114.5m to £112.5m. Sales and marketing director John Stocker told MT that the losses were a legacy of the 2006 closure of Peugeot’s plant […]