The UKWA has said the decision to leave the EU will have “serious global implications” that will bring “new challenges” to the British transport and warehousing industries. Speaking after 52% of the UK population voted to leave the union, the association’s chief executive Peter Ward said that he hoped the industry wouldn’t be faced with a “return to red tape and complex customs regulations”. Ward said: “Many of our members trade across Europe and have enjoyed the benefits of ‘logistics […]
DPD has announced 6,000 new UK jobs and a major infrastructure investment in response to the “unprecedented boom in online shopping” caused by Covid-19.
Analytics company GlobalData has confirmed that the Covid-19 pandemic has begun forcing transport and logistics companies to accelerate the adoption of digital technologies.
Miniclipper Logistics has expanded its operations and vehicle fleet due to increased demand for warehousing from existing customers, as well as new business wins. The operator has taken on an 87,000ft² warehouse a mile from its main base in Leighton Buzzard, Bedfordshire, boosting its overall warehousing capacity to 200,000ft². Jayne Masters, sales director at Miniclipper, said it had taken on the 15-year lease following an increasing appetite from both existing and new customers for storage space. She said the company, […]