FTA MD of membership and policy James Hookham has said he is not surprised third party logistics companies (3PLs) have proved unwilling to discuss their role in the application of penalty charges for non-compliant deliveries at retailers’ distribution centres, and advised hauliers unhappy about having to pay the fines to stop taking on contracts that involve them. “3PL silence on this issue doesn’t surprise me as they, like most other businesses, rarely comment on their contact terms with customers,” Hookham […]
Debenhams’ distribution centres remain open and busy as they continue handling online orders, days after its administrators said they should start winding up the business.
The future of Hellmann Worldwide Logistics rests on the success of a major refinancing deal being negotiated by its German parent company, the 3PL’s auditor KPMG has warned.
A road upgrade programme in Belfast, which was to be largely funded by the EU, has been put on hold following the referendum.