Premier Logistics will shortly begin offering a refused loads service at its new 200,000ft² home in Coalville, Leicestershire. It took possession of the new site last week. “We’re a mile off junction 22 of the M1,” said commercial manager Mark Steel. “We see a lot of scope for helping out operators travelling into, for example supermarket DCs, from the extremities of the UK.” Steel said Premier would be offering to unload, store and reload third-party vehicles as part of the […]
Parcelforce Worldwide is to invest £75m in its network and hubs over the next four years, creating 1,000 new jobs. The investment, which is part of parent company Royal Mail Group’s strategy to expand its express parcel business in the UK and internationally, will also see the opening of a new parcel processing centre in Chorley, Lancashire, as well as two additional depots in Cornwall and Hampshire. There are also plans for nine of its 53 existing depots across the […]
Premier Logistics MD Lee Christopher has predicted the haulier will bounce back after two disastrous acquisitions and the end of its Pall-Ex work led to a £1m loss that triggered an emergency loan from its new network.