A selection of European businesses and trade bodies, including the FTA, has called for a Brexit transitionary period to ensure a frictionless customs and trade environment. The group has urged EU and UK negotiators to put legal and business certainty at the top of their negotiating agenda. It has also called for a seamless transition period after March 2019, which replicates the current trading environment. It further argued for an economic trading relationship that maintains and improves the ties between […]
A continued move from straight transport to logistics activities including warehousing, packing and freight forwarding helped Glasgow-based Gordon Leslie Group achieve a 20% rise in pre-tax profit in the year to 30 September 2012. Turnover in the year fell around 8% to £4.8m (2011: £5.2m), but profit before tax came in at just over £487,000 (2011: £405,000). MD Craig Leslie said the firm had made a “fairly conscious move” in the last two years to reduce its reliance on some […]
Lockwood Haulage has won a five-year storage contract from 2 Sisters Food Group.
Healthcare logistics specialist Alloga UK is expanding its storage footprint with the addition of a major warehouse at Panatonni’s Derby 370 unit at Derby Commercial Park.