Meachers Global Logistics has revealed its second major commercial relationship in recent months, teaming up with French freight forwarder Morvan Fils Transit.The Southampton-based operator, which announced a tie-up with Isle of Wight haulier Steve Porter Transport last autumn, has entered into a commercial agreement to receive inbound freight from France for onward distribution across the UK. Services being offered include full load, drop-trailer and consolidated freight consignments from across France shipped via St Malo to Portsmouth. Meachers and Morvan Fils […]
Transport organisations have welcomed news of a relaxation in enforcement of the driver’s hours rules today in light of recent problems for cross-Channel freight vehicles, but have been split in their reactions to the detail of the change.
Meachers Global Logistics and Steve Porter Transport Group have launched phase one of a partnership they hope will develop, generating new business and stripping out duplication from their respective networks. The strategic partnership, which began in earnest this week after months of preparatory work, sees Meachers trunking the Isle of Wight-based Steve Porter Transport’s overnight groupage from Southampton to its Midlands DCs in Northampton and Coventry. The trunking includes work undertaken by Steve Porter Transport as part of the Fortec […]
Wood flooring importer Lionvest Trading (UK) has extended its warehousing and distribution contract with Southampton-based Meachers Global Logistics.