Eddie Stobart Logistics’ plans to build a £75m national distribution centre on green belt land at Appleton Thorn has won the backing of Warrington Borough Council but local councils opposed to the scheme are calling on the Secretary of State to veto the decision.
Steve Porter Transport has been added to the Knights of Old portfolio in a move that sees the group strengthen its links in the south of England.
Congestion on the A1 combined with the challenges of making B2C deliveries has seen International Logistics Centre stop delivering for Palletways, nine months after joining the network.
Connect Group has warned its performance since May has been “slightly below” market expectations, as it revealed that its plan to slash group debt through the sale and leaseback of property had hit the buffers.
The British crew of the 1990 World Dragon Boat Championships is reuniting to raise funds for Teesside Hospice in memory of former team mate David Preston of Prestons of Potto, who died in March.
XPO Logistics has won a multi-year contract renewal with safety equipment, work wear and safety services supplier Arco
Cornish haulier Ian Aldridge Transport has entered administration and ceased trading.
The sale of a controlling stake in Pallet-Track to TPA Capital in March was heavily influenced by the arrival of a new wave of deep-pocketed owners within the sector, its MD has revealed.
Turners (Soham) has purchased 80% of haulier Jack Richards & Son, in a move that sees it enter the general haulage market for the first time.
The boss of Pallet-Track has told Motortransport.co.uk he has absolutely no regrets about mandating power-assisted pallet trucks for all tail-lift deliveries across the network.