Europa Worldwide Logistics has opened a 2,500 ft² site near Leeds as demand for European imports and exports in the region grow. The site opened on 28 October and is located at Calder Park, close to junction 39 of the M1. It will use local operators to collect and deliver to and from West Yorkshire on its behalf. Movements between the site and Europa’s 155,000 ft² Northern hub in Birmingham, which opened last year, will be made every night. The […]
DfT issued less than half of its haul of vital EU haulage permits to international operators, despite huge demand
Hauliers have criticised the DfT over the way it allocated European Conference of Ministers of Transport (ECMT) permits after motortansport.co.uk discovered that it issued less than half of the UK’s share.
Europa Worldwide Logistics has appointed four new directors, all formerly of RH Freight, as MD Andrew Baxter continues to build the business.
Pall-Ex’s ambitious European expansion plan remains on track, despite the economic volatility gripping the Continent, deputy MD Cris Stephenson has said. Pall-Ex has set itself the target of having a 15 country-strong network of European franchisees by 2015. Stephenson confirmed its European expansion was “on track, and unchanged”. He said pallet networks’ inherent efficiencies and co-operative approach meant that, despite Europe’s troubles, they “play into that quite usefully. In times of economic trouble they are [often] a better option.” Pall-Ex […]