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.
A significant number of contract wins in XPO Logistics’ Supply Chain and Transport Solutions divisions more than offset a decline in dry bulk volumes during XPOs first full financial year of trading since it acquired Norbert Dentressangle in 2015.
Motortransport.co.uk has learnt that DHL Supply Chain was reappointed as logistics partner for retailer Nisa in the UK back in April, as well as winning the contract for the Republic of Ireland.