Palletline-member HMT Shipping is to move from its Longbridge, Preston home to a new site near the city at Roman Way due to a surge in business. The operator, which started out serving the construction market moving flatbed-loads across the Irish Sea before diversifying into curtainsiders and pallets, purchased the site in September and should be in by January. HMT Shipping is currently fitting three extra high doors to the 85,000ft² building, which has 55,000ft² warehousing space. It also plans […]
The GMB union has held a protest outside a Marks and Spencer retail store over the rates of pay awarded to agency staff at the retailer’s Swindon DC, which was operated until January by Wincanton and is now run by DHL Supply Chain.
Kinaxia Logistics has snapped up its seventh haulage firm in just over five years, with Telford-based AJ Maiden & Son, which trades as Maiden’s of Telford, joining the fold.
Palletline has confirmed it will introduce a new pallet weight restriction of 750kg for tail-lift deliveries later this year, with the aim of boosting safety for its members’ drivers.