The UK division of XPO Logistics Europe, formerly Norbert Dentressangle, will “ramp up” even further in 2016, after “strong demand” saw turnover rise 16% year-on-year.
CM Downton has scored a hat-trick of renewals worth £3.5m a year, with three paper and packaging industry clients.
DX Group has said that the shortage of skilled HGV drivers continues to affect its profitability as it continues to address its performance following a profit warning in November.
Fagan & Whalley has blamed the UK driver shortage for a near two-thirds fall in pre-tax profit.
Declaring a blanket ban on HGVs in London’s rush hours is too simplistic, according to the Green Party’s Mayor of London candidate Siân Berry.
The conviction of 15 drivers based at Eddie Stobart’s Teesport depot for drivers’ hours and tachograph offences, has seen the company’s North Eastern O-licence cut by 140 vehicles for three-months.
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Online retailer Amazon has announced it will open a 304,800m² fulfilment centre in Coalville, Leicestershire later this year.
East Yorkshire bulk powder haulier Simon Gibson Transport has been acquired by French logistics firm Groupe Charles André (GCA) for an undisclosed sum.
The Co-operative Food Group has once again reassured its HGV drivers that there are no plans to outsource the remainder of its operation, after the planned transfer of staff in the West Midlands to Eddie Stobart is complete.