Dachser has opened its €26m (£21.1m) distribution centre and head office in Northampton, following a period of growth European exports from the UK. The DC sits on a 7.4 hectare site on the Brackmills industrial site and includes a 64,024ft² cross-docking facility, a 113,666ft² contract logistics warehouse and a 21,032ft² office building. The contract logistics warehouse has space for up to 20,000 racked pallets. The operator, which also has sites in Dartford and Rochdale, expects to create 40 new roles […]
CEVA Logistics has won a five-year contract with Airbus, managing spare parts and components at the aircraft manufacturer’s site in Hamburg.
Ceva Logistics, which recently saw its long-running relationship with Crown Paints extended, has seen group profit fall after its contract logistics businesses was affected by Europe’s economic malaise. While revenue in the first half of the year was up 5.5% at €3.5bn (2011: €3.4bn), EBITDA slipped 10.5% to €136m (2011: €152) as a consequence, despite growth in the group’s ocean freight business. John Pattullo, chief executive of Ceva, says: “Transpacific volume and weakness in Southern Europe remain a concern. As […]