Freightroute has commenced deliveries in the north-east of England today (29 June) after joining the HazChem Network. The Irthlingborough, Northamptonshire-based haulier, which also has a depot in Coundon, County Durham, will manage deliveries and collections of ADR pallets and parcels in postcode areas NE 3 ,5 ,12 ,13 ,15 ,18-20 ,22-30 and 41-71. Freightroute will handle the postcode areas after the HazChem Network reported growth in the volumes into, and out of the North East, which resulted in discussions member […]
Turners (Soham) has acquired hazardous logistics specialist Lewis Tankers, as part of a strategy to expand its ADR operations.
Lancashire’s Ainsworth & Martin has become North West Logistics, relocating from its Preston home to a new site in Accrington. Fortec-member Ainsworth & Martin acquired North West Logistics some two years ago. The complementary businesses had been run separately, but after a £100,000 investment in the Accrington facility, Ainsworth & Martin joined its stablemate at Altham Business Estate this summer. North West Logistics’ modern site contains a 25,000ft² warehouse with Comah-certified hazardous goods store. Having both businesses on one site […]
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