Costs associated with the opening of a new cold store last October at Boroughbridge, Yorkshire-based food logistics specialist Reed Boardall Group had a significant effect on the firm’s pre-tax profit for the year, it has emerged.
Online retail giant Amazon has launched a seasonal recruitment drive for warehouse staff to help meet demand over the Christmas peak.
Clugston Distribution has expanded its fleet to service a five-year contract with multinational liquid and dry bulk giant Interbulk, which it signed in the summer.
Hermes has won a contract extension from River Island, covering home delivery of clothes, shoes and accessories ordered online.
DHL Express has revealed that it intends to sell its same-day domestic business to technology distributor Rico Logistics later this month, as it continues to focus on the international express market.
Royal Mail will be opening 10 temporary sort centres for the third consecutive peak to help sort the forecast high volume of parcels.
Road tolling was a key topic discussed at a fringe seminar hosted by the Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport at this week’s Conservative Party Conference in Manchester.
Yodel has simplified its business structure so that all operations will now be run through Yodel Delivery Network.
Stobart Group kicked Monday off with a bang, winning a 15-year biomass contract with Western Bioenergy. But investors seem to have shrugged their shoulders at the news, which refused to budget the share price from 123p. Maybe we could find a bit more success elsewhere, as it has been a busy week for the MT Tracker sextet.
Transport is now seen by all the major parties as something that is “vital to the economy”, FTA chief executive Theo de Pencier told the Hub at this week’s Conservative Party Conference in Manchester.