UPS is to build a £120m package sorting and delivery facility at DP World’s London Gateway. The project, which is said to be one of UPS’s largest ever infrastructure investments outside of the US, will see the construction of a 32,000m² facility which will act as a UK hub and DC for the local area, as well as a key gateway to UPS’s global transportation network. It will be able to process around 30,000 packages per hour, with room for […]
This year has seen many companies in the parcels sector thrive as carriers move record volumes and consumers continue to do more of their shopping online. But while this has encouraged some parcel carriers to invest heavily in their networks and offer more services to their customers, 2013 has also bought with it more challenges for many operators who have struggled to keep apace with the rapidly changing industry. Motortransport.co.uk has compiled a list of the biggest stories in that […]
Tarmac to adopt regional distribution model, bringing Eddie Stobart, Abbey Logistics and Pollocks on board
Tarmac is implementing a regional distribution model for its cement and lime division, which will see Eddie Stobart, Abbey Logistics and Pollock (Scotrans) join its lineup of haulage providers, MT can reveal.
Eddie Stobart saw its e-commerce turnover more than double last year after it began eight new contracts off the back of its iForce acquisition.