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.
Wincanton were the big winners at the 32nd annual Motor Transport Awards last night, taking home Haulier of the Year against some stiff competition in the shape of Elddis Transport and Abbey Logistics – both of which were looking to take the biggest prize in transport for a second and third time respectively. As is now almost traditional at the MT Awards, DPD took home a handful of prizes; including awards for Innovation; Customer Care and Home Delivery Operator of […]
Healthcare specialist operator Movianto has taken delivery of 32 Daf CFs in the first stage of a complete fleet refresh over the next 12 months.
Europa Worldwide has outlined an acquisition strategy that would see it target operators, as well as air and sea interests, as MD Andrew Baxter looks to build the “biggest business” he can.
DHL Supply Chain has renewed its two-man delivery contract with Next for a further three years.
Wincanton has warned of “trading profit headwinds” that it experienced in April, May and June, but expects pre-tax profit to remain inline with expectations.
The introduction of a hub and spoke network has helped offset the cost pressures being felt in road transport, BCA Automotive Services has said.
DHL Supply Chain has opened a £100m, 111,483m2 distribution hub in Avonmouth, Bristol, for The Range that will “substantially improve the logistics infrastructure and reduce transport mileage” for the retailer.