Neill & Brown Global Logistics has spent £90,000 on a new transit warehouse. The warehouse at its headquarters in Hessle, near Hull, has been designed to accomodate double-decker trailers and will be used for loading and unloading pallets bound for both the UK and Ireland. The warehouse will handle anything from shipments of single pallets to multi-pallet consignments for next-day to economy delivery. It can cope with up to 200 pallets a night, which are taken to the United Pallet Network […]
Parcelforce Worldwide is to invest £75m in its network and hubs over the next four years, creating 1,000 new jobs. The investment, which is part of parent company Royal Mail Group’s strategy to expand its express parcel business in the UK and internationally, will also see the opening of a new parcel processing centre in Chorley, Lancashire, as well as two additional depots in Cornwall and Hampshire. There are also plans for nine of its 53 existing depots across the […]
Hicks Logistics has moved into warehousing after the acquisition of a 20,000ft² industrial unit next to its Caldicot base on the Severn Bridge Industrial Estate. The company hopes the diversification will boost its annual turnover from £7.5m to around the £10m mark, and has taken on ten more staff taking its team to 80.