CM Downton has continued its winning streak, securing a three-year contract extension worth £12m with aluminium extrusion producer Sapa Profiles UK.
TNT Express’s Caroline Rose was named Woman of the Year at the 2016 FTA Everywoman in Transport and Logistics Awards.
Freightinthecity meets the team behind Newcastle University’s urban consolidation centre trial to see what’s involved, how it is going and what happens next. Newcastle University is a thriving institution, with 24,000 students and more than 5,000 staff helping to generate an annual revenue of £438.5m. As part of its Coherent Campus Initiative, ensuring the site is a safe, clean and pleasant environment for students, staff and visitors is a key priority for the university, with a significant reduction in freight […]
A Salvatori and Sons has gained better access to the A2, the port of Dover and to Salvatori Group’s sites in Rochester and Calais, after its parent company’s relocation to headquarters outside Canterbury.
It has emerged that chilled and ambient logistics specialist Davis Haulage entered into a company voluntary arrangement (CVA) months after it was bought by the owner of Widdowson Group.
Ofcom is concerned that Royal Mail could potentially cross-subsidise its parcels operation through its letters business, as its market share and delivery network is much more established in the latter.
Key factors leading to Surfair Global Logistics demise were the owner’s inability to spend “sufficient time” at the business, due to a family bereavement, and an “unexpected trading loss” after inaccurate reporting of the company’s financial position.
The TNT Express brand will remain intact following its €4.4bn (£3.4bn) acquisition by FedEx, which was completed this morning.
Builders’ merchant Travis Perkins Group has taken delivery of the third low-entry Mercedes-Benz Econic to join its London fleet as part of its focus on road safety. The 6×2 Econic 26-tonner will be operated within the group’s Keyline division. It features a steering rear axle for enhanced manoeuvrability, a dropside body by Massey Truck Engineering and an HMF crane. It will be based at a depot in Canning Town, East London and will transport heavy construction and civil engineering products, […]
A haulage director has been disqualified for eight and a half years after an investigation found more than half a million pounds of VAT was neither reported nor paid.