Clipper Logistics has announced the acquisition of German logistics firm R Geist Spedition. Based in Kempen, north west of Dűsseldorf, Geist was founded in 1938 and employs 65 staff. It runs a fleet of 30 trucks and has some 25,000m² (around 270,000ft²) of warehousing. Clipper said the move would help UK retailers looking towards mainland Europe for expansion. “Through listening to our customers it is clear that European expansion and the ability to handle the growing demands for online international […]
The Direct Vision Standard (DVS) could spark disaster for supply chains, with European hauliers not prepared to deliver into London, according to Kent-based Rendrive Haulage.
The FTA has called on the UK government not to act upon Prime Minister Theresa May’s previous promise to take “no deal rather than a bad deal”, as Brexit negotiations formally begin today (19 June).
Palletforce has partnered with Italian pallet network One Express, launching a direct service to Italy for its members. The partnership began on 1 November and will allow Palletforce to offer its members day definite delivery and daily departures to Italy. Bologna-based One Express, which has 70 depots over Italy, is the first European network that Palletforce has collaborated with and members will be able to access the new service through its existing Alliance IT system. Palletforce chief executive Michael Conroy […]