Yodel owners, the Barclay family are thought to be considering offloading the troubled company. Press reports suggest the Barclays are reviewing their entire stable of UK businesses which includes Shop Direct, The Telegraph and Sunday Telegraph newspapers and the Ritz hotel. According to The Times, Aidan and Howard Barclay, the sons of Sir David Barclay, are streamlining the portfolio to generate capital to buy out some of the family members. Financial advisers are set to value the portfolio and seek […]
The reborn TruckPol intelligence service is gaining momentum and financial backing, according to National Business Crime Forum (NBCF) vice-chairwoman Jean Mountain. Mountain, who chaired a second meeting of the forum, which has resurrected TruckPol, told MT the Business Crime Intelligence Bureau, which works alongside the NBCF, had begun feeding information about freight crime through to the RHA as planned. The NBCF itself, meanwhile, is due to lobby MPs at the House of Commons on 22 November. The forum has attracted […]
The DX Group shareholder leading the charge against the company’s proposed acquisition of John Menzies’ distribution arm has increased its holding in the company by 10%.
Nearly 11% of logistics businesses are still reporting severe or extreme disruption to their overall freight volumes in light of the Covid-19 pandemic.