Hermes is poised to expand its next-day delivery service and launch a customer app, as it shifts its priorities.
Having undergone a complete brand overhaul, Topps Tiles decided that it would make its first entry in the MT Awards, in the Livery of the Year category, and came up trumps.
Abbey Logistics Group is to roll out Microlise software across its fleet of 350 trucks, replacing the three separate systems it has been using to date.
Arrow XL has spent more than £1m on warehousing equipment to maximise its use of space and time during the peak season.
DX Group made a pre-tax loss of more than £80m in the year ended 30 June 2017.
The Society of Engineers’ chief executive, Ian Chisholm, has died aged 67.
NC Cammack & Son has left Fortec to join rival network Palletforce. The family business, bought by Kinaxia Logistics in 2013, will take over coverage of the Colchester area from fellow member Simarco. Simarco has given up part of its coverage to Cammack because of growing pallet volumes in the area. NC Cammack & Son joined Fortec in 2014, having not belonged to a pallet network before then. MD Jim Cammack said: “Customer service has always been at the heart […]
Amazon is to open its third fulfilment centre in the North West, with a new facility set to go live in Bolton next year. The online retailer said it’s continuing its UK expansion to meet increasing customer demand, offer a wider product selection and allow SMEs selling on its marketplace to grow their businesses. The 1,200 jobs created by the new Bolton site will bring Amazon’s permanent employee count in the North West to 3,500. Stefano Perego, Amazon’s director of […]
The Communication Workers Union has accused Royal Mail’s court action against a planned strike as a “desperate delaying tactic” and claimed industrial action is “inevitable”, after the High Court ruled the scheduled walkout to be unlawful yesterday.
Strike action at Royal Mail has been put on hold after the postal operator won a court ruling against the Communication Workers Union (CWU). CWU members voted in in favour of strike action against the operator’s pension scheme in a ballot last month, and a 48-hour walkout was due to take place on 19 October. However Royal Mail said the strike action was unlawful, claiming it went against an Agenda for Growth both parties had signed in 2013. The agenda, […]