Dachser is to invest £23m in a major integrated logistics centre close to its existing operation in Northampton. Exhibiting at Multimodal 2013, which opened today (23 April) at the NEC, the company said the investment was in response to the rapid increase in demand for Dachser’s pan-European trailer services. “Export growth was 15% last year, closing the gap on our imports which are growing slightly more slowly,” said UK MD Nick Lowe. “That’s giving us an ideal balance between our inbound and outbound traffic, and I’m pleased to say we have maintained […]
6) Andrew Jones MP Title: Parliamentary Under Secretary of State at Department for Transport If you knew Andrew Jones before he became freight minister you were either well plugged in to the world of politics in North Yorkshire, or were familiar with him from his days working at Bettys and Taylors of Harrogate.
The shortlist for the FTA everywoman in Transport and Logistics awards has been announced ahead of next month’s ceremony.
DHL Express is planning to invest £30m in its network of depots and hubs over the next four years. UK and Ireland chief executive Phil Couchman revealed exclusively to MT that the logistics giant plans to expand capacity nationwide as a result of demand for international express deliveries over the past 12 months.