Kuehne + Nagel UK managing director Marcus Bennett oversaw a 43.5% jump in profitability at the 3PL during his first full year in charge of the British arm of the Swiss multinational. UK-derived turnover at Kuehne + Nagel (K+N) rose to £1.16bn in the year-ending 31 December 2014, according to Companies House filings, up from £1.11bn in the previous year. Pre-tax profit increased by 43.5% to £35.3m, compared to £24.6m in 2013. Contract Logistics Its contract logistics division saw a […]
Waitrose is trialling six dual-fuel trucks with aerodynamic trailers in a bid to reduce carbon emissions and improve fuel consumption in its own-account fleet.
Amazon is set to create 275 driver jobs after leasing two warehouses in Surrey and Leicestershire.
Wholesale drinks distributor Waverley TBS’s distribution fleet was entirely leased and the vehicles have now been returned to their owners, the firm’s administrator has confirmed. Despite holding a licence to run more than 300 vehicles the £309m turnover company, which is now being wound-up after administrator Deloitte failed to find a buyer , one of the UK’s largest drinks wholesalers therefore had no vehicle assets to help it meet its liabilities. It is not known if its two large DCs […]