UPS is buying Irish express delivery and logistics firm Nightline Logistics Group for an undisclosed sum. The US logistics giant said the deal would move the company into a market-leading position in Ireland, giving it the broadest portfolio in the country and the opportunity to expand its B2C and B2B offerings in Ireland. UPS currently provides both small package and supply chain services to customers in Ireland, offering ground, air and ocean freight solutions. It also operates gateway functions at […]
UPS, DFDS Logistics and GeoPost were one of 13 firms and a driver collectively fined more than £13,000 this summer after breaching the weight restriction on Bradford-on-Avon’s town bridge.
Transport secretary Patrick McLoughlin MP has opened a biomethane refuelling station at UPS’s Tamworth hub.
Logistics firms have won millions of pounds in new and extended contracts this year from retailers and manufacturers based in the UK and beyond. Here is Motortransport.co.uk’s top 10 contract wins of 2012. Ceva Logistics wins five year Silentnight home delivery contract In June, Ceva revealed that it had won a five-year contract delivering beds for Silentnight Group, taking over from three separate logistics companies. It will make over 70,000 deliveries a year from Silentnight’s manufacturing plants in Cumbria and […]