Serious disruption of vehicle testing operations at authorised testing facilities (ATFs) is on the cards with DVSA workers planning to escalate their industrial action from this week with a series of one day strikes.
Palletways has struck a major logistics support deal with Rochford Garden Machinery. The pallet network will deliver goods on behalf of the garden machinery distributor to garden centres and retailers across the country.
DX Group has issued a profit warning, citing the shortage of HGV drivers as a key factor in driving up costs.
Operators face a potential triple whammy in the chancellor’s Autumn Statement on 25 November with cuts to spending on local roads, the DVSA’s enforcement budget and an increase in fuel duty on the cards.
DHL Supply Chain has strengthened its 25 year relationship with Mothercare by winning an extension to its contract.
DHL Supply Chain is set to create over 100 transport and warehousing jobs after extending its contract with bathroom retailer Bathstore for another five years.
Clipper Logistics has strengthened its grip on the fashion retail sector, clinching a major four year deal with fashion retailer M&Co.
Logistics firm CM Downton is continuing its winning streak in the food industry sector clinching a series of contracts worth around £2m a year.
UPS is to build a £120m package sorting and delivery facility at DP World’s London Gateway.
Construction company McGee is challenging students at Nottingham Trent University to design a cycle safe system for a tipper truck.