Third party logistics firm Culina will open a new ambient food and drinks logistics facility in Port Salford next year, employing around 280 staff. The 280,000ft² multimodal site will be at the National Import Centre, Port Salford, adjacent to the Manchester Ship Canal and next to the M60 and M62 motorways. Housing up to 45,000 pallets, the facility will begin operating by April and become fully operational by the end of the year. A spokesman for Culina told Motortransport.co.uk the […]
A combination of improved productivity and reconfigured warehousing space helped Fowler Welch improve its profit margin in the six months ending 30 September. While parent Dart Group did not break down the profit performance of its transport and distribution arm, it did reveal that turnover for the period rose 8% year-on-year to £80.3m (2011 H1: £74.2m). MD Nick Hay said: “Our operating margins are better than for the first half year of 2011/12 due to further revenue growth, improved fleet […]
Former national fleet manager at Coca Cola Enterprises, Darren O’Donnell, has joined contract hire and fleet management firm CVL as commercial manager.
Bakery brand Warburtons has found the next best thing since sliced bread and rolled out its first 16-tonne, 100% electric Renault Trucks D Z.E.