Axis Fleet Management has opened a mobile maintenance division to service its UK-wide customer base. The unit will be headed up by Ian Ashman. The division will provide nationwide on-site maintenance and repair services, with the aim of improving trailer availability and up-time for customers. Axis has invested in the latest diagnostic equipment and the initial mobile maintenance vehicles are under development, with the first due to be operational within six weeks. Ashman’s role will see him co-ordinate operations to […]
Ocado is opening two more depots this year as it continues with plans to increase capacity in its distribution network.
The logistics industry needs to learn lessons from construction and target its recruitment drive on black and ethnic minorities (BAME) if it is to find the 1.2 million new recruits it needs, according to Ian Nichol, head of logistics and lead on Think Logistics and Think Build projects at Career Ready UK.
Wimbledon-based TRG Logistics has appointed a new operations director to manage the firm’s branches and recruitment business. Donna Topham will be responsible for operations in Dublin, Manchester and Birmingham, as well as TRG’s planned new offices in Wimbledon and Bradford. She will also manage the firm’s operations located at customer sites, as well as compliance and recruitment programmes. Chief executive Nick Gordon said: “2013 promises to be a year of significant growth for the overall TRG business and its vital […]