In 2012, Bibby training subsidiary System Training recorded a shock pre-tax loss of £7.5m, pushing its parent Bibby Distribution Services (Holdings) into a £4.6m loss.In 2013, System’s operating losses were cut to a “marginal” £500,000, and in its annual report Bibby said the business was now “more streamlined and focused” and that work was continuing to return it to profit.
Laundry-company Fishers Services has taken delivery of 25 Euro-5 Mercedes-Benz Axor trucks under derogation via Ryder.
Ceva Logistics has won a five-year contract with PVC-U window and door frame manufacturer REHAU.
Discount supermarket Aldi wants to develop a 490,000ft² regional DC in Cardiff in response to new operational requirements.
If you’re a bit sad like me, maybe you too have been wondering why truck tyre manufacturers and others are going to so much trouble to develop tyre pressure monitoring systems (TPMS). TPMS has been compulsory on vans and cars for a while now, and it will come for trucks. Over the years MT has seen some ingenious and complex truck TPMS, including tiny battery powered radio transmitting tags stuck to the inside of tyres, valve mounted transmitters that send […]
A courier company supplying staff to Yodel has been fined £4,000 for employing an illegal worker, following a raid on Yodel’s Mitcham depot in May last year.
Redhead International has moved from its Burton-on-Trent depot to a larger facility in nearby Tamworth.
Unexpected behaviour by supermarket customers, alongside the closure of its operating base in the Europe, led to a fall in turnover and pre-tax profit at Fowler Welch.
Hoyer Group has hailed its “highest turnover in its history” but conceeded challenges remain for its UK division.
Unite plans to ballot four UPS depots across London for industrial action, extending the dispute that began at the parcel firm’s Camden depot last year.