AKW Group saw turnover rise by 11.7% across its transport and warehousing divisions last year. The Manchester operator posted group turnover of £19.9m for the year ended June 2014 (2013: £17.8m), while pre-tax profit increased from £112,799 to £736,014. The Partnerlink member said a decision to increase storage capacity during 2010/2011 had led to continued growth in its contract packing and warehousing division. Improvements in IT and a new warehouse management system had also improved operational efficiencies. In its transport […]
Bullet Express has filled over three-quarters of its new distribution hub in Baillieston, Glasgow, just two months after opening it.
Allport Cargo Services is to relocate its less-than-container load (LCL) deconsolidation service to the port of Felixstowe after signing a three-year contract with PD Portcentric Logistics.
DHL Supply Chain has opened its expanded capacity warehouse for long-term customer Unilever, marking the end of a 21 month project. The Cannock, Staffordshire, centre has the capacity to house 100,000 pallets and will handle all of Unilever’s homecare and ambient food lines for the UK and Ireland – including brands such as Persil, Marmite and PG Tips. Expanding the Cannock site – designed specifically to bring both product categories under the same roof for combined customer orders- has also […]