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 […]
Supply chain collaboration could save around £2bn a year on fuel costs, a panel of logistics industry leaders revealed at last week’s International Festival of Business in Liverpool.
Bibby Distribution has won a contract with Morrisons to operate five regional consolidation centres (RCC) across the UK. Bibby will operate the five RCC operations from its existing facilities in Yorkshire, the East Midlands, the South East, Staffordshire and the South West. First to go live will be Yorkshire and the East Midlands, which will begin operations in the next three months. The logistics firm says it will use existing vehicles on the contract to begin with, but will invest […]
Yodel has predicted that collaboration between parcel carriers is something that its customers will eventually demand, but Hermes has ruled the notion out.