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. Speaking to Motortransport.co.uk chief financial officer Ian Pain said that the shortage had been so acute that DX had had to leave 7.5-tonne vehicles parked up and “cover them with Sprinters, which adds cost to the business”. The operator has focused its efforts on a ‘warehouse to wheels’ scheme to develop […]
Bradford-based logistics firm Expect Distribution has closed its two-man e-retail delivery operation, following a number of “operational challenges”.
The European Commission is not expected to decide until this autumn whether to pursue its infringement case against Germany over the imposition of the German minimum wage on hauliers from other nations, an EC spokesman has revealed.
Yodel has missed its self-set target of delivering a first ever profit in its most recently completed financial year, according to newly published accounts.