Farrall’s Transport has invested £3.5m in a new 81,000ft² food grade facility in Deeside to tap into a predicted boost in port-centric logistics from the opening of the Liverpool SuperPort next year. The new warehouse will be operational by January 2015 and complements an existing 80,000ft² DC on the same Deeside Industrial Estate, which the Cheshire firm added is also near the M56 and M6 motorways. MD Mike Farrall said the new warehouse is a major investment for the company. […]
West-Yorkshire haulier Bedfords saw a 67% year-on-year drop in pre-tax profit in its most recent financial year, despite a 6.2% rise in turnover.
Glasgow-based Monarch Transport is under new ownership after the completion of a management buyout (MBO) at the firm.
Once again the UK’s nine pallet networks bucked the general trend within logistics in 2012, delivering another year of growth. While Greece teetered on the precipice, dragging the whole eurozone deeper into its protracted economic malaise, Europe remained the focal point for many of the UK’s networks looking for the next big thing. European market leader Palletways faces competition with Pall-Ex’s ambitious European plans remaining on course despite the economic headwinds from the Continent, and Palletforce finally revealing its hand […]