Foodservice provider Bidfood is looking to recruit drivers and warehouse staff at its newly opened depot in Penrith, Cumbria. The depot was purchased from AF Blakemore & Son, which is part of Spar UK. It includes a 21,357ft² ambient centre and 5,078ft² freezer development. It will be used to service Bidfood customers in the region and as a base from which to expand the company’s footprint in the north of England. The company said it will continue to employ staff […]
The TNT Express brand will remain intact following its €4.4bn (£3.4bn) acquisition by FedEx, which was completed this morning.
Eddie Stobart has reported strong contract retention and growth ahead of its year-end trading update, expected in January 2018.
FTA MD of membership and policy James Hookham has said he is not surprised third party logistics companies (3PLs) have proved unwilling to discuss their role in the application of penalty charges for non-compliant deliveries at retailers’ distribution centres, and advised hauliers unhappy about having to pay the fines to stop taking on contracts that involve them.