Brit European Transport has pulled out of the UK carpet distribution business following the voluntary liquidation of its Belgium-based sister company, which specialises in the warehousing and distribution of carpets to the UK. The company insisted that the demise of Zeebrugge-based Brit European Transport NV would not have any long term impact on the group’s business in the UK. The company said the voluntary liquidation was prompted by “unsustainable” delivery rates, high employment costs, foreign exchange pressures and European red […]
Automotive specialist Brit European Transport improved its margins in 2012, despite a slight fall in turnover.
UPS has received a statement of objections from the European Commission as part of a competition review of its acquisition of TNT Express. According to UPS the statement of objections addresses the competitive effects of the intended deal on the international express small package market in Europe. It added that UPS and TNT Express would respond to the EC within “a couple of weeks”, but would not elaborate on the nature of the statement of objections as its contents were […]
Lenham Storage Company is continuing to struggle to retain European staff, with whole families employed by the Maidstone-based firm choosing to return to their home countries following Brexit.