The collapse of City Link triggered an influx of additional volumes into the large parcels market, Panther Warehousing MD Colin McCarthy has said. The availability of product has driven Panther’s Solo delivery service, which was launched in January 2016. The service involves an individual courier delivering ugly freight that doesn’t require another pair of hands. McCarthy told Motortransport.co.uk: “Since the demise of City Link, there’s so much product in the market, which the parcel networks can’t move because it doesn’t […]
Two major logistics parks, which together could add more than 5 million ft² to the UK’s warehousing stock, can now go ahead after receiving the green light from the planning authorities.
Fast-growing Keighley, West Yorkshire haulier McDowell Haulage and Distribution says work will begin shortly on a new 25,000ft2 warehouse in order to keep up with demand. The company, which has contracts to transport school furniture and cosmetics and is also a member of The Pallet Network, opened a new depot in Bellshill in December and earlier this month deliveries began to arrive into another new warehouse in Avonmouth. Now that the firm has been given the green light to construct […]
Barbeque manufacturer Weber Stephen has awarded a national distribution contract to Yusen Logistics.