Wincanton, DSV, Owens Road Services, Potter Logistics, and Pentalver are among 270 exhibitors at the Multimodal show, which is on now at Birmingham’s NEC. As official media partner, Motor Transport is at the NEC, bringing you all the latest news from the show, where Terberg DTS is exhibiting its 2013 range of ro-ro tractor units, materials handling firm Briggs is presenting its ‘ship to shore to shop floor’ concept and Owens Road Services has launched its recruitment service, Owens Recruitment […]
The DfT will offer longer semi-trailers on a first come, first served basis before next year, after admitting the current timescale for getting the trial’s 1,800 units onto the UK’s roads will not be met.
Norbert Dentressangle’s five-year, £100m contract with Comet is in the hands of administrator Deloitte following the biggest high street collapse since Woolworths in 2008. Wincanton, Comet’s previous logistics partner, walked away from a warehousing and distribution deal with Comet on 30 April after it was unable to agree terms with OpCapita, the equity company that bought the chain at the start of 2012 from Kesa Electricals. A spokeswoman for ND said: “We continue to operate our contracts with Comet Group, […]
The MD of one of the largest container hauliers in the UK has warned that the pattern of business in the sector will “change dramatically” over the next 12 months when the London Gateway opens at the end of the year.