DHL said that it remains satisfied with the performance of its Supply Chain subsidiary, despite a 23% year-on-year fall in turnover caused in part by a change in the way its NHS Supply Chain contract reports revenue.
DPD topped £1bn of turnover for the first time in 2016 and the Motor Transport Award multiple winner said it is aiming for £2bn of turnover by 2025.
Kuehne + Nagel said that the performance of its contract logistics division “continues to be impressive” after a “game-changing” contract with the Ministry of Defence saw turnover rise 33% year-on-year.
The availability of UK warehousing stock could come under increased pressure should the UK default to WTO rules in the wake of failed Brexit negotiations.
Maritime Transport saw pre-tax profit rise almost 10% year-on-year despite the collapse of “significant customer” Hanjin Shipping last year.
Yusen Logistics has won what it describes as a “major” contract with Hoover Candy for UK-wide supply of its entire product range to independent retailers.
Expect Distribution, winner of the Business Excellence Award at the MT Awards earlier this month, has won a three-year extension to its contract with cleaning products manufacturer Astonish.
DHL Supply Chain will begin ground handling operations at London Gatwick Airport for EasyJet on 1 November, replacing Menzies Aviation.
Gist is to open a new distribution centre in Motherwell in September to replace its existing facilities in Bellshill, North Lanarkshire.
Lilian Greenwood – Labour MP for Nottingham South – is the new chairwoman of the Transport Committee, having won a secret ballot of MPs under the Alternative Vote system on 12 July.