Kitchen retailer and Motor Transport Awards winner Wren Kitchens is on the hunt for drivers and warehouse staff as it prepares to open a new depot on the outskirts of Manchester. The four-acre transport hub, which opens this month, joins the retailer’s five others in Howden, Barton, Bristol, Stansted and Larkhall. This latest investment is part of wider growth plans, which will see Wren open another three depots across the UK this year as part of plans to drive business […]
The European logistics director at Kimberly-Clark believes operators should push the DfT to introduce “super” semi-trailers into in its longer semi-trailer trial. Peter Surtees, European logistics director at Kimberly-Clark, was speaking after the publication of a University of Huddersfield report on high capacity vehicles (HCVs) last week. Impact Assessment: High-Capacity Vehicles, which was sponsored by the firm, claims operators could cut fuel consumption and carbon emissions by between 11% and 19% per unit of load (on a pallet/km basis) by […]
Retailer Poundland has extended its South East distribution contract with DHL Supply Chain.
Companies owed money following the collapse of own account operator Poundworld Retail may only receive a tiny fraction of the estimated £204m owed to them, after the administrator said there was just £600,000 available to distribute.