Pentalver is preparing to open its London Gateway depot next month, bolstering the container haulier’s operation in the South East.
Matthew Kibble Transport (MKT) has taken delivery of its first Shakespeare Transport branded vehicles, following its acquisition of the company in March.
Potter Logistics is celebrating 50 years in business with an order for two Mercedes-Benz Antos tractor units.
Dawsonrentals is one of the UK’s largest CV rental firms, and one of the few to offer the full range of vehicles from vans to trucks and trailers and the full range of services from daily rental to contract hire and leasing. An early adopter of Euro-6 to allow its customers to try before they buy, more than 30% of its truck fleet is now Euro-6.
Peter Ward took over as chief executive of the UK Warehousing Association (UKWA) in January 2015, replacing Roger Williams who, after 15 years in the job, has semi-retired though retains his role as secretary general of the International Federation of Warehousing Logistics Associations.
Advanced Supply Chain suffered a 44% drop in pre-tax profit in the year ended 30 June 2014, according to newly published accounts at Companies House.
Cambridgeshire haulier Welch’s Transport has said that trading is on a “reasonably upward trend” after it saw volume improvements in its transport business in its most recent financial year.
Wincanton is to reach its 20 year milestone with H J Heinz, having renewed its long-standing contract with the food giant until at least 2019.
London-based global courier Fastlane International is calling on the UK’s political parties to introduce urban freight hubs to reduce congestion and emissions in city centres. The parcel firm said the use of urban consolidation centres could be a vote winner, yet it has not been addressed by any of the major parties in the run-up to the general election. Fastlane International head of PR, David Jinks, said: “A general election is the ideal platform for setting out bold ideas such […]
With work currently taking place on London’s Cycle superhighway scheme, and ahead of the introduction of the London Safer Lorry Scheme in September, the FTA’s Managing Freight in London conference will take place next month.