APC Overnight expects to have its new £15m Cannock facility up to full operational effectiveness within the month. Cannock will replace the company’s existing facility in Essington, Staffordshire, and at present about 35% of the network’s business volumes have been shifted across to the new facility. Sid Ziaullah, chief executive of APC Overnight, told Motortransport.co.uk: “The new conveyor system that’s been put in place is working well, and we hope to get it fully signed off within the next three […]
DHL Supply Chain is to put 14.6m longer semi-trailers into service on 50 Lidl delivery routes across the UK.
Norbert Dentressangle (ND) has revealed a first-half consolidated revenue increase of 13.3% to €1.9bn (up from €1.7bn in the same period last year) despite struggling with volumes. Like-for-like growth remained flat, dipping by 0.2% compared with H1 2011, which ND attributes to a sharply deteriorating European economy during the second quarter. ND’s transport division took a 1.3% hit on a like-for-like basis (consolidated revenue is up 7.7% to €1bn), which the company says is due to a sluggish economy, with […]
Acumen Distribution has put four more 15.65m longer semi-trailers on the road, taking the total number of trailers it operates under the DfT trial to 21.