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Yodel delivers more than 14 million Christmas parcels

January 2, 2013 Ashleigh Wight

Yodel  delivered over 14 million parcels during the Christmas peak after investing heavily in planning and boosting capacity. The company added that between 1 December and 24 December only a small number of parcels weren’t delivered, in the main where it was unable to gain access to the address or the addressee was unavailable to sign for the delivery. Yodel began investing in peak planning in the spring, including increasing its capacity by opening temporary service centres and 15 contingency […]

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Bibby Distribution restructures for 2013

January 2, 2013 Christopher Walton

Bibby Distribution has reorganised internally following a  two year acquisition spree and a series of contract wins and renewals in 2012. It will now divide its operations across four separate customer sectors; food manufacturing, FMCG, packaging, and paper and industrial. Iain Speak, chief executive of Bibby, told MT.co.uk that the changes were necessary in order for each division to be seen as experts on the customer sectors they serve. “We have made organisational changes so that we can articulate better […]

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Top 10 most read road transport stories of 2012

January 1, 2013 Ashleigh Wight

Throughout the year, Motortransport.co.uk has bought you the biggest news in the road transport industry. Here we bring you the top 10 most read stories of 2012: 10.    Stobart Group in for Autologic with £12.4m cash offer June saw Stobart make its offer for the car transporter firm, which valued Autologic at £12.4m. The deal made Stobart the largest car transporter haulier in the UK. 9.    Hermes opens Coventry and Carlisle depots 2012 was a year of expansion for Hermes […]

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Potter Group Logistics unveils new livery

January 1, 2013 Ashleigh Wight

Potter Group Logistics unveiled its new livery today (1 January) and has also changed its name to Potter Logistics. The refreshed image, which has retained its signature yellow colour, will be featured on its signs, uniforms, website and marketing materials, as well as 20 new trucks and trailers which will be added to its fleet tomorrow (2 January). It has developed the new identity in consultation with the Potter family, adding the statement ‘handled with care’. MD Matthew Lamb said: […]