Rebecca Davies has been promoted to joint managing director at AKW Global Logistics. Davies, who was group warehousing director at the firm and has been a board member for several years, has been associated with the AK Worthington side of the business since 1986 (aside from a period with TNT as sales manager from 1988 to 1992). AK Worthington and Global Logistics (UK) merged back in 2015, having announced their intention to do so a year earlier. Davies will work alongside […]
Partnerlink, the haulage consortium that counts Knights of Old, AK Worthington, Viamaster Transport and David Hathaway Transport as members, has launched a European service. The 18-strong UK consortium, which also features Owens Road Services, John G Russell and R Swain & Sons on its roster, is now offering services between the UK and France, Germany, Holland, Belgium and Italy, having teamed up with six partners on the Continent. MT can reveal three of the European service partners are TSA (France), […]
AKW Global Logistics has spent £250,000 upgrading its Trafford Park warehouses.
AKW Group saw its annual pre-tax profit climb by more than 60%, despite a £600,000 write off, after it delivered better-than-expected sales at its transport, warehousing and contract packaging businesses.