Oldham-based warehousing and distribution firm TT Express has been named the 2015 winner of the Tesco Primary Haulier of the Year award. The firm clinched the win – which was assessed on various factors including number of loads delivered successfully, overall consistency of service level and quality of communications – at the retailer’s annual Primary Distribution Supplier Conference in Chester on 6 May. TT Express general manager Vlad Costache said the company, which has embarked on a large-scale business review […]
North Lincolnshire-based Clugston Distribution Services has revealed it will expand both its fleet and its workforce with a £1.5m investment in new tractors and trailers this year.
TNT Post is to conduct a second end-to-end delivery trial from mid-April in west London, following the successful conclusion of a final-mile trial in Liverpool. The private postal operator has held long-term ambitions to roll-out a complete end-to-end service rivalling Royal Mail, but says it has been unable to achieve this goal due to the national incumbent’s exemption on final mile deliveries. Nick Wells, TNT Post chief executive, says: “TNT Post has built an excellent reputation for quality, innovation and […]
Logistic company Kuehne + Nagel has sold its Renault Trucks dealership RH Commercial Vehicles for an undisclosed sum, a year after it bought its parent company The RH Group for £66.9m. The new owners of the East Midlands dealership, that employs 55 people, include its current MD Nigel Baxter and general manager Paul Pearson, who becomes commercial director, as well as Neville and Peter Baxter. Last year the dealership turned over £16m from sales, parts and servicing from its head […]