DX Group has ordered four specially designed 5-tonne GVW vehicles with chassis conversions and lightweight bodies. The cab is a Fiat Ducato Maxi with a 3 litre engine. The chassis was supplied and fitted by Al-Ko Kober in Warwickshire and the body supplied by Leicester-based Doyles Commercial Vehicle Bodybuilding. Each have a payload capacity of 2,200kgs. The first two have entered operation at its Heathrow and Exeter service centres, while the remaining two are due to be delivered to its […]
DX Group’s new management team said last week that its turnaround strategy was gathering pace at the embattled business.
Nightfreight has been acquired by DX Group in an undisclosed cash deal that creates a mail, courier and distribution business with a combined turnover of approximately £290m. As part of the acquisition former City Link MD Stuart Godman will join the combined managerial board as chief operating officer. His former Target Express and City Link colleague, DX chief executive Petar Cvetkovic, remains in his current role while Nightfreight chief executive Ian Smith becomes DX strategy director. Cvetkovic says the acquisition […]
The logistics industry has welcomed the proposals in the Taylor review into self-employed workers as a sensible, half-way house that would provide those in the ‘gig economy’ more security while still affording businesses the flexibility they require.