Christmas may be cancelled for some container operators enduring flat volumes instead of the usual autumn surge as retail customers remain cautious about stocking up for the gift-giving season. Roadways Container Logistics MD Nick Matthews is not expecting a reversal in the coming months. “Christ-mas in the container industry comes early in the year; typically September, October and November. September has not seen a significant increase on prior months and some of the largest shipping lines are not predicting much […]
Growth in the temperature-controlled division at Turners (Soham) offset falls in its tanker division, with the operator also reaping the benefits of its 2012 acquisition of Browns Distribution.
Marks & Spencer (M&S) will complete the UK supply chain transformation it began in 2009 by building a major new DC at the London Gateway container port and logistics park.