Davis Haulage, part of the Davis Haulage Group that also owns Widdowson Logistics, has appointed administrators.
Argos is planning to close its Magna Park site in Lutterworth and transfer most of the site’s operations to a Wincanton DC in Kettering.
Urban logistics is impeded by congestion, a lack of kerbspace, the need for cleaner air and restrictions on size and noise, all against a backdrop of increased demand. Freight is now higher on the agenda and helped by more inter-agency co-ordination than before, but progress is painstaking. […]
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Temperature-controlled operator Reed Boardall said that the loss of a customer, and competitive pressures in its transport division, led to dips in turnover and profit in its most recent financial year.
Wholesaler JJ Food Service has added 20 Isuzu rigids to its fleet as it expands to new UK locations.
The amount of warehousing space being built must rise fivefold if the UK is to keep pace with the e-commerce market, according to research by law firm Addleshaw Goddard.
Tesco is re-tendering its transport operation after the announcement it would close two DCs and move some of its warehouse operations in-house.
Liverpool-based tech firm Ulemco has been picked to lead a project to enable development of mass-produced hydrogen-fuelled vehicles for China, as the country looks to significantly reduce emissions within the next 10 years. […]
Tesco is 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.