DB Schenker has expanded its road network hub in Nuneaton, Warwickshire, promising “agressive growth plans” in the UK. The UK arm of German firm Schenker expanded the site after the contract logistics work carried out there was moved to a new site in Tamworth. Schneker has increased capacity and improved security at the 100,000ft² hub, as well as increasing the number of loading bays there from 19 to 21. Chief executive Helgi Ingolfsson: “We have aggressive growth plans and this […]
Retailer Argos has said it managed to operate a normal service for customers despite a strike by warehouse staff at five of its distribution centres on Friday.
A continued move from straight transport to logistics activities including warehousing, packing and freight forwarding helped Glasgow-based Gordon Leslie Group achieve a 20% rise in pre-tax profit in the year to 30 September 2012. Turnover in the year fell around 8% to £4.8m (2011: £5.2m), but profit before tax came in at just over £487,000 (2011: £405,000). MD Craig Leslie said the firm had made a “fairly conscious move” in the last two years to reduce its reliance on some […]
A hard Brexit would make a hard border “inevitable” between Northern Ireland and Ireland, MPs have warned