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 […]
Wilson James has been appointed as logistics integrator for Heathrow Airport Limited (HAL).
Southampton-based Meachers Global Logistics and Isle of Wight operator Steve Porter Transport Group have announced the opening of a cross-Solent consolidation centre as part of their alliance. The move cements the strategic partnership that the operators entered into last year, which sees them co-operating on the delivery of inbound and outbound freight from the Isle of Wight via Southampton. Meachers Global Logistics will now manage an Isle of Wight receiving facility from its Southampton-headquarters two miles from the city’s docks. […]
The pallet network sector is ripe for consolidation and Palletforce may play its part, CEO Michael Conroy hinted.