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 […]
Palletways has struck a deal with Royal Mail’s Parcelforce Worldwide to deliver palletised express freight on behalf of the parcels company.
Norbert Dentressangle and the UK arm of customer Mitsubishi Electric Europe have jointly purchased a Daf LF Hybrid. The 12-tonne diesel/electric hybrid has joined the operator’s dedicated distribution fleet, which moves large industrial air conditioning units, Ecodan heating systems, spare parts and instruction manuals, for Mitsubishi Electric Europe. Norbert Dentressangle has handled UK distribution for the manufacturer since 2008, and typically handles 300 orders per day with a mix of vehicles from 7.5-tonne to 18-tonne delivering the palletised goods. The […]
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.