The MD of Buxton-based Lomas Distribution has expressed his delight after the company secured the Winsford warehousing business of collapsed firm Seafield Logistics saving jobs in the process. Following Abbey Logistics successful deal for much of the failed business’s bulk powder operations, Lomas Distribution secured Winsford and the palletised transport operation for its largest customer on 11 June. Lomas also secured a multi million pound bulk haulage contract with “one of the UK’s largest producers of bulk powders and minerals”, […]
Welcome to the 2018 Motor Transport Power Players, the editorial team’s take on who will be the key influencers – including some of those who are up and coming in the industry rather than the established names – on the transport and logistics industry this year.
A team of six cyclists, including Abbey Logistics MD Steve Granite and Abbey drivers John Thomas and Vinny Jones, has completed a gruelling 500 mile ride through five countries in five days from Dusseldorf to Manchester. The riders encountered bad weather, punctures and some big hills, but made it through to raise £5,000 for Macmillan Cancer Support. To learn more and donate go to www.justgiving.com/5countrybikeride
A bad debt and the loss of its largest client set off a chain of events that sunk old Canute leading to a controversial rebirth in May, MT takes a closer look.