Leicester-based Pall-Ex member Premier Logistics has opened its first southern hub, as part of its stated plan to double its operation in size in the coming twelve months. The company has secured the St Albans site of Bill Chippington Haulage, which ceased trading last month. Mark Steel, commercial manager at Premier Logistics, said the firm got the keys to the premises (offered as a mid-term lease) yesterday, and should complete its first bit of Pall-Ex work from the site tonight. […]
Basildon-based EDG Group has taken over fellow TPN member Enterprise Freight and Transport Services.
Fast-growing Keighley, West Yorkshire haulier McDowell Haulage and Distribution says work will begin shortly on a new 25,000ft2 warehouse in order to keep up with demand. The company, which has contracts to transport school furniture and cosmetics and is also a member of The Pallet Network, opened a new depot in Bellshill in December and earlier this month deliveries began to arrive into another new warehouse in Avonmouth. Now that the firm has been given the green light to construct […]
Parcel carrier CitySprint saw delivery volumes drop in London during the Games. The company, which handles B2B and consumer deliveries, made 75,000 deliveries to London postcodes during the Games. This was a 12% drop in volume compared with the 16 days proceeding the event (23 June to 7 July). Patrick Gallagher, chief executive of CitySprint, suggests the threat of traffic and congestion, as well as more people working from home during the period, likely reduced demand for couriers. However, the […]