Isle of Wight-based operator Steve Porter Transport has won a contract with French logistics giant Geodis Calberson to operate all of its delivery and collection requirements across the south-coast of England. Steve Porter Transport will carry out all of Geodis’ requirements in the region from its Portsmouth depot in addition to running trunking services to the Geodis hub in High Wycombe. Malcolm Gibson, MD at Steve Porter Transport, said it was a unique venture for Geodis, which may be used […]
Meachers Global Logistics has hired the first driver to have passed a pilot scheme, which aims to tackle the driver shortage with free vocational training.
Geodis UK said its losses deepened in 2017 largely due to the “significant start-up costs” of a new site it opened in the Midlands.
Geodis Calberson has opened three new regional UK DCs as part of its five-year expansion plan. In addition to its 11 sites operating across the country, it has recently opened DCs at West Thurrock in East London, Wythenshawe in Manchester and Hedge End in Southampton. Geodis Calberson said the new warehouses would help it get closer to its customers at a local level. “We are delighted to be opening our new sites to bring an even better service to our […]