Morrisons has confirmed plans to close the transport operation at its Swan Valley DC in Northampton, bringing in third parties to handle deliveries from the site. The supermarket held an O-licence to run 90 vehicles and 165 trailers out of the site on the Swan Valley industrial estate. A spokesman for the supermarket was unable to confirm how many staff have been affected as a consultation period is still ongoing, but said it will try to find them alternative positions […]
A combination of winning and retaining business and improving efficiency helped turnover and pre-tax profit at Wincanton grow in the first half of this year.
East Anglia’s Mercedes-Benz dealer Orwell Truck & Van has spent £600,000 on a new VOSA-approved Authorised Test Facility (ATF). The dedicated lane is at Orwell’s headquarters on the Martlesham Heath Business Park, Ipswich. Service director Steve Webb says: “We have always prepared vehicles for MoT testing. But the big advantage for customers is that they can now have those tests carried out in our workshop, negating the need for a time-consuming trip to a VOSA site. “Tests can also be […]