Boughey Distribution has completed the transfer of customers from its Deeside warehouse to its facility in Wardle, Greater Manchester. The streamlining of its network has been in the works since August in a bid to reduce trunking and keep capacity high in the North West. The Deeside depot remains as an overflow facility with staff transferred to Wardle. In a trading update for investors issued today, parent NWF Group said “Food [Boughey] has performed as planned with the completion of the […]
DHL has closed one of its DCs in the North-West after one of the site’s major customers reviewed its entire transport operations. The firm plans to move operations which are part of its Supply Chain division at its Widnes, Cheshire site to its existing Avonmouth, Somerset, and Radlett, Herts, sites, following the relocation of a contract with kitchen maker Howdens Joinery from Merseyside to Howden, East Yorkshire. Subject to consultation, DHL also plans to establish a new hub in Howden […]
Cheshire-based Boughey Distribution is to open a new 237,734 sq ft warehouse at Crewe Commercial Park which will create around 100 new jobs for the local area.
Transport firms are riding the current Stock Market bubble. This week the FTSE 100 hit its highest level since October 2007 (6,755 on Monday to be precise). While none of the six operators in the MT Tracker basket of transport shares are anywhere near making the FTSE 100, or the FTSE 250 for that matter, the total value of the basket hit a record high today of 1,842.