One industry observer’s slightly jaundiced view of the home delivery vans cluttering up his street. Ocado’s admission that it has been held back by a driver shortage while motorists’ frustration gets worse because of the increasing number of side-street-blocking home delivery vans is a paradox for the modern age; how can we eat our cake if the distribution system chokes suppliers, streets and the public alike? The answer would appear to lie in consolidation, something Britain’s HGV transport industry is […]
Michael Chambers has taken on the role of new chief executive at logistics firm Gist following the retirement of Martin Gwynn.
Scottish firm Menzies Distribution has renewed its partnership with Yodel which will see it deliver more than 1.7m parcels a year to customers in Scotland.
DPD is now the UK’s leading domestic parcels carrier, with 10 consecutive years of profit growth. It has more than doubled turnover since 2013 and 2019 was another successful year, with turnover up £72m to £1.38bn.