Logistics firm Howard Tenens has put two 26-tonne rigid dedicated gas vehicles on the road, believed to be among the first to operate in the UK.
Creditors of Searon Logistics are thought to be owed £7.26m after the Felixstowe company’s fall into administration.
DX Group made a pre-tax loss of more than £80m in the year ended 30 June 2017.
CitySprint is recruiting 1,000 additional couriers for this year’s Christmas period to support its growing ecommerce and food delivery sectors.
Birmingham-based Ware Transport has been snapped up by Trilogy Freight after entering administration.
M and J Haulage, a major sugar beet haulage contractor, has been placed into administration prompting concerns among growers that they’ll struggle to find another company to harvest and deliver the crop.
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 […]
Carlisle-based Murrays Pallet Logistics has entered administration. The company was a member of pallet network Palletways, but according to a spokesman the pallet service will continue because a network member has stepped in to handle the postcode. “The Palletways network services previously provided by Murrays will be picked-up by Beaches Logistics. We look forward to working with Beaches Logistics to deliver customer service excellence and maximize the advantages of Palletways membership,” the spokesman said Murrays Pallet Logistics received a formal […]
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.