Eddie Stobart’s automotive logistics business – formerly Autologic – has been sold to BCA Marketplace, an automotive support services company best known for consumer brand Webuyanycar.com. BCA Marketplace was bought earlier this year by an investment vehicle formed by Avril Palmer-Baunack- the former chairwoman of Stobart and chief executive of Autologic.
County Fermanagh-based Liam Connolly (Roadfreight) has signed a long-term agreement to be the all-Ireland member of the United Pallet Network (UPN).
TIP Trailer Services UK has acquired the entire share capital of Bell Trailers (Rental), adding a fleet of 1,400 trailers to its 13,000 strong trailer portfolio.
The DfT has confirmed it has no plans to extend the relaxation in enforcement of drivers’ hours rules that has been in effect since late July due to cross-Channel delays arising from industrial action and migrant problems.
Further talks between union Unite and white goods manufacturer Indesit UK were held yesterday, the union has confirmed – just as the second of three strikes by drivers and warehouse staff was due to begin.
Coventry-based automotive logistics provider Acumen Automotive Logistics has won a three-year contact with BMW Group UK for the delivery of finished vehicles to dealers.
Haulage rates continued to stagnate during the first half of the year, new data from the Office for National Statistics (ONS) have suggested.
Transport for London (TfL) has promised to provide an update “later this year” on proposals for a new underground ring road around London to relieve congestion.
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Arjan Kaaks (pictured) has been appointed as chief finance officer at Ceva Logistics with immediate effect.