United Pallet Network member DBL Logistics has secured £1.8m of funding from HSBC to expand the business with a new 50,000ft² Sheffield DC. Due for completion in January 2013, the new site will run in tandem with DBL’s existing 25,000ft² facility in the Sheffield Business Park, and the company hopes additional volumes will boost its annual turnover, currently £3m per year. The company holds an O-licence for 15 trucks and trailers, but will look to increase the authorisation to 25 […]
Optimism in the logistics sector is at its lowest level in 12 years, according to the latest Logistics Confidence Index, with companies citing uncertainty over Brexit and the ongoing driver shortage as key contributors to falling levels of confidence.
Scottish multimodal operator John G Russell boosted pre-tax profit by 8% last year despite suffering from floods, sluggish rates and disruption on cross-channel routes.
Abbey Logistics Group is to reboot its expansion strategy following a “self-imposed” pause on growth during 2015.