Newly created AKW Group Logistics believes its enhanced scale will allow it to hunt further up the food chain. The group created after the merger of “friendly rivals” AK Worthington and Global Logistics (UK) will have an approximate turnover of £26m in its first full year of trading. Integration began last summer to create a Manchester-based road transport and warehousing operation comprising 95 trucks, 160 trailers, 210,000ft² of transit warehousing and 500,000ft² of bonded, racked capacity. The group moved into […]
Partnerlink, the haulage consortium that counts Knights of Old, AK Worthington, Viamaster Transport and David Hathaway Transport as members, has launched a European service. The 18-strong UK consortium, which also features Owens Road Services, John G Russell and R Swain & Sons on its roster, is now offering services between the UK and France, Germany, Holland, Belgium and Italy, having teamed up with six partners on the Continent. MT can reveal three of the European service partners are TSA (France), […]
Manchester-based AKW Group returned to profitability in 2013, as both its transport and warehousing businesses enjoyed bumper trading.
Kinaxia Logistics has agreed a five-year warehousing contract with toy firm James Galt & Co.