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. Speaking as the haulier unveiled a 6.5% year-on-year increase in turnover and a 45% increase in pre-tax profit Chris Lawrenson, MD of Pentalver Group, said operators in the container market would have to change in order to survive. Pentalver, […]
CitySprint experienced a 41% rise in same day retail deliveries in June, but saw a 15% drop in orders during the Olympic games. The same day distribution company reported that orders were up 10% on figures for April and May, during a month of unseasonably wet weather that saw shoppers avoiding the high street. Patrick Gallagher, CitySprint chief executive, said: “Whilst delivery volumes fluctuate throughout the year, June was a particularly strong month for us, and I suspect that this […]
Bullet Express is sending a trailer of donations from Glasgow to London to provide aid to the victims of the Grenfell Tower fire.
Online furniture retailer Made.com is to more than double its onsite capacity at London Gateway’s Logistics Park.