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 […]
Pollock (Scotrans) saw turnover climb in its first financial results since its acquisition of fellow Palletways member Gilbraith (TS) last February.
Norbert Dentressangle has signed a new seven year deal with online retailer Missguided, a move that will see ND take control of Missguided’s current fulfilment centre in Salford on 30 March.
Trade associations have welcomed the announcement that the Transport Committee has launched an investigation into skills and workforce planning in the road haulage industry.