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 […]
Abbey Logistics Group has moved to the next stage of its development, opening its first warehouse operation in Bromborough, Cheshire.
Edge Transport hopes to relocate from Wrexham to bigger premises in Deeside in response to customer demand and an increase in its Palletline business.
What made the headlines in the UK road transport industry in January 2017? And what trends are shaping logistics and distribution? Motortransport.co.uk has all the answers. OPERATOR NEWS Tesco dominated the headlines: it is set to close two of its distribution centres in the UK, bringing all warehouse operations carried out by DHL Supply Chain and Wincanton in-house, as part of a long-term plan to “simplify” its distribution operations. Meanwhile its £3.7bn merger with wholesaler Booker creates one of the […]