Bradford-based logistics firm Expect Distribution has closed its two-man e-retail delivery operation, following a number of “operational challenges”. The service, which it established in 2012 to handle large and bulky items, was shut down last week with the loss of 12 jobs, MD Neil Rushworth confirmed. Sixteen other staff employed by it have been redeployed elsewhere in the business, however. Rushworth told Motortransport.co.uk the two-man operation had been turning over around £1.5m but lost approximately £200,000 in the last financial […]
John Lewis has announced it plans to introduce a £2 surcharge on click and collect deliveries under the value of £30, having said it can’t afford to continue to offer the service for free.
The Office of Fair Trading (OFT) has confirmed it is still investigating two further alleged infringements of competition law, as part of the investigation it began in 2010 into Mercedes-Benz UK and five of its commercial vehicle dealers.
Corporate Solutions Logistics (CSL) has added 44 trucks and trailers to its fleet to support growing volumes on its contract with supermarket chain Lidl.