Meachers Global Logistics has signed a three year contract with chemical and plastics distributor Nexeo Solutions. The deal will see Meachers arrange the sea freight of quantities of polypropylene granules from the US to the UK on behalf of Nexeo, from whence it will transport the cargo to its Nursling warehousing facility, then onwards to Hamble-le-Rice, Hampshire. In order to accommodate the new operation, Meachers has upgraded its facilities at the Nursling warehouse and bought specialist equipment for handling the […]
European chemical transport giant Hoyer has acquired the bulk liquid division of Dutch logistics company De Rijke. The deal sees Hoyer take on 240 employees at five De Rijke offices, including its site in Preston Brook, Cheshire. Across Europe Hoyer will add to its operations: 1,500 tanker containers, 130 tractors and 300 tanker trailers and chassis. Günter-Friedrich Maas, head of the Chemilog business unit at Hoyer, said: “We will be gaining market share, particularly in our relations to and from […]
Leading operators have insisted raising driver pay rates and offering sign-on bonuses will fail to ease the current chronic labour shortage and have instead led to rates increases and firms poaching staff from each other.
Meachers Global Logistics has won the contract to run the Southampton Sustainable Distribution Centre (SDC).