Palletways has worked quickly to fill a gap in its coverage left by Cambridgeshire operator Heathcliff Haulage, which went into administration in January. The Wisbech operator, which covered the PE and CB postcodes for Palletways, left the network earlier this month. “This was a mutual decision based on the company’s ability to meet its requirements as a Palletways member,” a spokesman for the network said. He also confirmed that coverage will be shared by Jack Richards & Son, Lincoln-based Rase […]
No doubt about it, 2012 was incredibly tough for UK logistics operators. Profits were low, costs were high and obtaining credit to invest remained hard. The double-dip recession we all feared is in danger of turning into triple-fall and GDP growth was more sluggish than a snail on valium. Forecasts for growth in 2013 range from 1% by the Bank of England (BoE) to 1.4% by the Confederation of British Industry, with the BoE also predicting that it will be […]
DHL Supply Chain is downsizing its My Local operation after the convenience store chain was placed into administration this week.
Hargreaves Services has purchased civil engineering and earth moving group Pryor, after the latter was placed into administration.