The number of people employed in logistics jobs based in Northamptonshire is set to double in the next 10 years as the county takes steps to improve its place at the heart of the ‘Golden Triangle’, a report has revealed. According to a survey by the Northamptonshire Enterprise Partnership (NEP) – backed by the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills – some 51,750 people will be employed in logistics and transport jobs in the county by 2021. Currently 27,000 people […]
In the wake of the coronavirus outbreak, Motor Transport looks at the ways operators can build new business and benefit from government support schemes. John Kendal reports.
Culina has named food giant General Mills as the ‘anchor’ client at its new 280,000ft² ambient logistics facility at Port Salford.
The Unite union has accused Tesco of getting Stobart Group “to do its dirty work” for it, after the 183 drivers based at the operator’s Doncaster DC were told they faced possible redundancy. Eddie Stobart revealed its plans to staff at the DC yesterday (5 September), confirming Unite’s worst fears following the transfer of the business and staff from Tesco to Stobart on 5 August. David Pickering, Eddie Stobart MD, said: “After a thorough assessment and review of the transport […]