Bidvest Logistics has signed a lease with Prologis on a 116,000ft² space in Prologis Cabot Park in Avonmouth, Bristol.
Gefco is a company with a long and dynamic history as one of the global leaders in the automotive logistics industry. After its creation by Peugeot in 1949, “Les Groupages Express de Franches-Comté” had accumulated 25 members of staff in four locations by the end of 1950. Now, the group has 11,500 employees across 35 countries, 400 of whom work in the UK.
Clancy Plant Hire has spent £1.5m on 24 new Iveco Trakker rigids.
The DfT’s new transport minister, Andrew Jones MP has said that the industry “has some catching up to do” as the number of women working in road transport is “tiny” compared to the number of men.
Palletways has extended its contract as the main haulier for independent bathroom and tile manufacturer Better Bathrooms.
DX Group has purchased 44 acres of land in the West Midlands as part of plans for a £35m new hub.
Pall-Ex has appointed Chris Bowden as group sales and marketing director, following a series of new member appointments in the wake of the closure of UK Pallets.
Tuffnells Parcel Express has appointed Chris Ward as MD, effective 29 June.
Sainsbury’s has said its supply chain in the capital is almost fully operational again, after a fire at its Charlton DC last week.
The consumer delivery subsidiary of Hermes, myHermes, has launched a new international parcel delivery service which aims to support SMEs.