Gordon Leslie Group has acquired Glasgow-based warehousing and bonded storage business Benchmark Packaging for an undisclosed sum. The deal will boost Gordon Leslie’s turnover more than 40%, from about £7m a year to £10m, with headcount increasing from 50 employees to 110. MD Craig Leslie told MotorTransport.co.uk that the group had been expanding its warehousing division over the past few years as it looked to diversify and add to its road haulage, which has been its mainstay for 40 years. […]
Union Unite has confirmed a 24-hour strike by drivers, draymen and warehouse workers at Kuehne + Nagel Drinks Logistics (KNDL) will take place on 11 September.
DHL’s Tradeteam has renewed its partnership with Bibendum PLB Group for a further ten years.
Coca-Cola Enterprises (CCE) has said it is “disappointed” with union action over plans for compulsory redundancies at its Wakefield manufacturing plant as it is doing all it can to minimise the need for such cuts.