Dr Martin Read CBE has been appointed chairman of Wincanton with effect from 1 August.
The UK’s largest independent freight forwarder has unveiled its latest video for its road freight division – an animated mini film which brings to life how Europa Road ‘makes road freight simple.’ The 90 second animation captures how the business has created the most efficient road freight system for distributing goods between the UK, Ireland and Europe from its centralised UK HQ in Dartford – which was designed and built from the ground up and is the UK’s largest and […]
The 2018 Motor Transport Awards took place on 4 July and Royal Mail and Whirlpool UK Appliances each picked up two awards at a ceremony hosted by Jimmy Carr and Rachel Riley in London’s Grosvenor House Hotel. They weren’t the only winners, with Stephen Sanderson Transport taking home Haulier of the Year; the MAN TGX winning Fleet Truck of the Year, and Turners (Soham) MD Paul Day wining the Service to Industry Award. Anne Preston, director of Prestons of Potto […]
Jack Richards & Son has left Palletways and joined rival network Palletline.
Asda plans to close its Enfield DC in North London, with up to 261 jobs at risk.
Palletforce and its haulier members moved a network record of 3.4 million pallets last year.
Tarmac is implementing a regional distribution model for its cement and lime division, which will see Eddie Stobart, Abbey Logistics and Pollock (Scotrans) join its lineup of haulage providers, MT can reveal.
DX Group’s turnaround plan, which was backed by investors to the tune of £4.76m in May, remains on course with the embattled operator set to trim losses in its current financial year.
Fowler Welch saw a fall in pre-tax profit in the year ended 31 March as it undertook work at its Spalding site to create more space and upgrade the warehousing there.
Owens Group has snapped up Greater Manchester-based BTS Haulage for an undisclosed sum.