Yusen Logistics has begun trading out of its specialist automotive centre in Tamworth, building on volumes out of its operation at Burnaston, near Derby. The 81,000ft² site, adjacent to the M42, offers decanting, crossdocking, stockholding and sequencing operations from first and second tier automotive parts manufacturers serving Yusen’s major car manufacturing clients. Yusen regional general manager Ian Holland says: “We are offering our customers a facility at which stock can be held locally to the manufacturing plant, enabling the automotive […]
ECM (Vehicle Delivery Service) enjoyed a strong 2016 as UK car sales boomed delivering a 12% rise in pre-tax profit, but has warned of tough times ahead.
A shortage of suitable subcontractors contributed to a squeeze on margins at automotive logistics specialist Brit European Transport in its last financial year.
To many people the name Unipart is associated with the aftermarket parts supplier for British Leyland and later Rover Group, and that is indeed how the company started back in 1974. But today the Unipart Group is a diverse £1bn a year multinational logistics, manufacturing and consulting business working in the automotive, manufacturing, retail and rail industries.