Europa Worldwide has officially moved its Erith operation into a £30m HQ and logistics hub at Prologis Park in Dartford, Kent. The 290,000ft² facility is the company’s biggest single investment to date. It features more than 204,000ft² of warehousing and logistics space shared between its storage and European transit operations. It comprises a total racked storage capacity of 25,000 pallet spaces, with racking built to accommodate pallets up to eight levels. In addition, a further 28,450ft² area split over two […]
The freeze in fuel duty until the end of the current parliament will deliver “significant benefits to the British freight industry” according to the MD of one of the UK’s largest haulage firms.
Three years ago the industry was shocked as one of the most prominent names in family haulage, the Baxter family’s RH Freight, was snapped up by Swiss logistics giant Kuehne + Nagel for £66.9m. It was a move that came out of the blue, and was concluded within in matter of weeks (if the folklore attached to the deal is to be believed) but it resulted in Andrew Baxter, who alongside his brother Ian ran RH Freight in the footsteps […]