Yodel owners the Barclay brothers remain the richest people directly deriving at least a proportion of their wealth from interests in road transport. But there are some surprising new entries in the 2013 Sunday Times Rich List published yesterday. Sir David and Sir Frederick Barclay are worth £2.3bn, up £100m on 2012 according to the list. Home Delivery Network (HDNL), which the brothers previously owned, bought the domestic B2B and B2C business of DHL Express (UK) through its subsidiary company […]
Clipper Logistics responds to alleged breach of social distancing rules at Nottinghamshire warehouse
Clipper Logistics has revealed it has been inundated with requests from customers to provide supply chain support, while dealing with criticism by employees that it was failing to implement social distancing policies.
Clipper Logistics is set to create around 200 new jobs after landing a three-year deal with John Lewis to provide additional e-commerce and store replenishment services from its Bardon distribution centre, near Leicester. The contract, which will run for a minimum of three years, is an extension of a temporary arrangement between the two firms which saw Clipper provide e-commerce and store replenishment over the Christmas period last year. Set to go live later this month, the deal sees Clipper […]
UK logistics is pretty much a private, and foreign, affair. The operators sitting at the top of the MT Top 100 are German, Swiss, Dutch , French and American. Looking at UK-based firms, very few sit on the London Stock Exchange (LSE). The number of UK logistics firms turning to the City as a means of investment has dwindled, ever since the Malcolm Group withdrew its listing in 2005. Last month Autologic was struck of the list after fellow publicly-listed […]