Eddie Stobart is to open a container transport site at DP World London Gateway, which it hopes will support growth plans in the South. The base will serve customers and destinations across the UK and will reduce current delivery times into London. The operator hopes the site will help reduce mileage and costs for its customers, as well as help them reach carbon reduction targets. Eddie Stobart chief executive Alex Laffey, who joined the company in April from Tesco, said: […]
Royal Mail’s share price has continued to climb since conditional trading began on the London Stock Exchange on Friday (11 October).
Westminster Council’s decision to educate rather than rain down fines on operators delivering during the Games, has avoided the issuing of £526,000 worth of penalties. During the Olympics, Westminster Council extended a pilot scheme that saw marshals educating rather than punishing operators delivering to London’s Leicester Square, after the introduction of new restrictions early this year. A Westminster Council spokesman says of the team of 40 marshals who were deployed during the night through to early morning: “Our marshals were […]
Thames Enterprise Park has submitted an outline planning application to Thurrock council to create a 5 million sq ft ‘superhub’ on the site of the former Coryton Oil Refinery.