Logistics firm Gefco UK has officially opened a new £10m hub in Liverpool, which will serve the automotive logistics sector. The new centre, based in Speke, is located close to automotive manufacturing sites in neighbouring Halewood, which the firm said will “open up opportunities for significant business growth for Gefco”. The 39,370ft² warehouse, which will create over 100 jobs, offers a range of storage, inbound sequencing and outbound transportation services aimed at supporting Gefco’s customers. Services include inter-sequencing of different […]
Gefco, the logistics arm of PSA Group, saw its global revenue rise 12.9% in 2011 as it prepares to embark on what it describes as a “decisive year” for the company. For 2011 Gefco reported global revenue of €3.8bn, compared to €3.4bn a year ago, and an operating income of €223m (2010: €198m). Excluding its PSA business, revenue was up 19.2% to €1.4bn. In January Gefco revealed new contract wins with Chevrolet and HPC Healthline. A statement from the firm […]
Union Unite is to recommend to its members a settlement with DHL and four companies providing the operator with agency staff on its contract with Jaguar Land Rover.
Acumen Logistics Group subsidiary Acumen Distribution has opened a new 50,000ft² warehouse in Halewood, Liverpool, on behalf of an automotive parts supplier. The warehouse, close to Junction 6 of the M62, incorporates just under 2,000 pallet positions and a bulk storage area. It will handle bulk inbound components and deliver parts on a sequenced, just-in-time basis to a nearby car seat manufacturing plant. The new site will be operated by a combined warehouse and logistics team of 13, which includes […]