“I’m sat looking at an old Commercial Motor cover from 2010”, says Elddis Transport MD Nigel Cook. “There’s a big picture of an Elddis truck on it with the words ‘collaboration is key to success’. Nothing has changed.” Collaboration, Cook firmly believes, is “imperative” to surviving in the haulage industry; a belief he said was behind the decision to get behind the wheel of a new transport consortium called the High Cube Network. The network, which is a collaboration between […]
Upmarket retailer Harrods has opened its new 346,000ft² DC in Thatcham, Berkshire. Opened on 16 October, the site is its sole UK DC and replaces a facility at Osterley, west London. Purchased in May 2011, the DC will serve the retailer’s store in Knightsbridge, west London, as well as airport boutiques and e-commerce operations. It will be run with a two-shift system for transport, which the firm said would result in fewer vehicle movements in the surrounding area than a […]
Europa Worldwide has revealed a revised trailer livery that will feature on its newly-christened road freight division, Europa Road.