Global Freight Solutions (GFS) has called on online retailers to increase the number of delivery options they offer consumers and consider using more third party carriers, as demand from internet shoppers and pressure on carrier capacity continues to grow.
Hellmann Worldwide Logistics UK said its new contract with packaging firm Schoeller Allibert will be serviced using subcontractors, as well as its own inhouse fleet.
Unsecured creditors of failed Hull-based haulier AR Lunn Transport & Warehousing have received just 4% of the money owed to them, the firm’s administrators have revealed.
Iveco has renewed its European spare parts distribution contract with Kuehne + Nagel.
Are there signs of recovery? Well, if the MT basket of transport shares is anything to go by there has been a little bit of growth in the past month. But this doesn’t tell the full story for all of our big eight transport firms listed on the London Stock Exchange.
Juice brand Tropicana has renewed and extended its distribution contract with Seafield Logistics.
Ceva has won a three year distribution contract with shoe retailer Macintosh Retail Group, delivering for its Brantano and Jones Bootmaker stores.
Barbeque manufacturer Weber Stephen has awarded a national distribution contract to Yusen Logistics.
UPS Europe president Jim Barber will replace Dan Brutto as UPS International president when he retires at the end of April.
Fowler Welch’s move into ambient distribution alongside its chilled business is already paying dividends as MD Nick Hay tells Steve Hobson Although Nick Hay – MD of Fowler Welch since November 2010 – has, like the firm he runs, a background in chilled distribution, he sees ambient markets as far more happy hunting grounds. As Stobart’s withdrawal from the chilled market demonstrates, this has become a price-led commodity business where operators struggle to make money.