European groupage specialist Europa Worldwide has said that its ‘One Hub’ concept will “change the market place for how freight is run into Europe” from the UK. On 1 August Europa will close its northern hub operations in Birmingham (retaining its sales, sea freight, logistics and local distribution capabilities in the area) with all ten of its regional depots trunking into its newly opened facilities in Dartford, Kent. Europa MD Andrew Baxter said that by centralising all of its European […]
A “buoyant” UK logistics market helped Norbert Dentressangle (ND) boost overall third quarter 2012 revenue by 10% to €2.9bn. Turnover growth was reported across all three of ND’s business divisions, with much of this down to the acquisition of new business. Logistics revenue for Q3 2012 increased 6.4% compared to Q3 2011, with like-for-like income up 2%. Year-to-date, logistics division revenue is 13.7% ahead at €1.3bn (2011: €1.15bn). Transport operations fared less well in Q3, with revenue down 0.1% to […]
The government has put in its request to the European Commission (EC) to extend the rural fuel rebate scheme to ten more UK towns.
Europa Worldwide Group is looking to recruit 30 school leavers on a fast track training programme, which could see them earning £30,000 within four years.