Palletforce is looking to take advantage of inevitable consolidation in the pallet sector with its new £50m hub, according to chief executive Michael Conroy.
Drivers at the Co-op Food’s West Thurrock distribution depot are threatening strike action after two disabled drivers were dismissed.
Argos logistics workers are to strike for three weeks from tomorrow (15 August) as the two sides remain at loggerheads over a redundancy payments dispute.
Palletline has welcomed three new members; IJ McGill, F and G Transport and HE Baldry Haulage.
Felixstowe-based Searon Logistics has entered administration after its largest customer moved to Southampton, causing a significant increase in costs.
The UK road transport sector saw a 20% surge in suppliers’ bad debts in the second quarter of 2017, according to the latest Creditsafe Watchdog Report.
Arrow XL has said it will be two years before it can reopen the hub that was destroyed by a fire earlier this year.
UK Mail has named Peter Fuller as chief executive officer, almost two years after his predecessor stepped down.
Lower fuel prices cost Elddis Transport last year, with savings passed onto customers causing a drop in turnover.