Gregory Distribution is looking to the future with the appointment of a new MD, the expansion of its apprenticeship training programme and the opening of a new depot. This month Gregory Distribution’s deputy MD Angela Butler became MD, after the retirement of Andy Walker in May. The company, which is a member of Palletline and Palletways, is also set to open a new 25,000ft² drive-through, transhipment facility in July. The facility will also provide 15,000ft² of warehousing and parking for […]
With Widdowson Logistics in administration once more, Motortransport.co.uk revisits the events that lead to the operator’s pre-pack in July 2016. Although incorporated in 1975, business conducted by former coal merchant AM Widdowson & Son can be traced back more than 100 years. Like any haulage firm with a few years on the clock there’s been plenty of ups and downs, but for this Leicestershire outfit it’s been a particularly breathless few years. A stricken AM Widdowson was kept on the […]
The volume of parcels being handled by UK Mail has surpassed its current operational capacity.
Wincanton’s share price is trading at its highest level in a year, and despite a fall in turnover the 3PL’s operational strength appears to have pleased its critics, for now at least.