Bosses of Britain’s transport operators are optimistic about the prospects for their own companies over the coming year, despite being gloomy about the future of the economy. In the first Logistics Industry Confidence Index compiled by Analytiqa for Barclays Bank and professional services firm Grant Thornton, 88% of senior managers viewed current business conditions as either very or somewhat difficult. Over a quarter (26%) expected conditions to get worse in the next six months and almost half (24%) expect them […]
Culina-owned contract packing services provider IPS has established a joint venture with Eddie Stobart Logistics to run a dedicated packing facility at Stobart’s Bardon, Leicestershire site, where it stores and distributes products for Nestlé.
Meachers Global Logistics has acquired fellow Hampshire operator AFS Haulage in a move that it believes will boost its international transport services.
Kinaxia subsidiary Foulger Transport has sealed a deal to provide customs clearance, warehousing and distribution services across the UK to French baby product retailer Babymoov.