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.
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.
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.
Wincanton has said it doesn’t expect to be affected by the dispute between union Unite and Argos over the proposed transfer of almost 100 drivers despite managing the majority of the retailer’s transport operation.
Pre-tax profit at Nagel Langdons took a hit last year as it saw an increase in lower-margin business.