The FTA and RHA are at odds over a decision by the government to spend a further £44.5m on security for the Port of Calais.
Palletline is considering opening a dedicated distribution facility for Amazon, after its relationship with the online retailer delivered significant volume for the pallet network in the run-up to Christmas.
Parcels expert Frank Proud argues that the embattled parcel carrier has a bright future ahead of it.
The 11th annual FTA Everywoman in Transport and Logistics Awards are now open for entries, and new for 2018 is the Male Agent of Change category to be awarded to the man who has shown “active commitment to advancing the progress of women working in transport and logistics”.
Eddie Stobart saw its e-commerce turnover more than double last year after it began eight new contracts off the back of its iForce acquisition.
Royal Mail’s European parcels division remained the business’s driving force in the nine months ended 24 December 2017, while its UK letter volumes and turnover continued to dwindle.
Marks & Spencer has called time on its Neasden, north London DC. However, the high street retailer has said it will open a 495,000ft² clothing and home DC in Welham Green, Hertfordshire, early next year.
While still from clear, a picture of post-Brexit Britain is slowly emerging. Get the latest news with this free briefing from the FTA in association with Motor Transport.
Workforce availability will become a key element when companies decide where to locate their warehouses during 2018, according to leading property agents.
GRS Group has acquired construction and waste materials haulier S Walsh & Sons for an undisclosed sum.