The leader of Islington Council is calling on Ocado chief Tim Steiner to drop plans for a major distribution hub due to be built next to a primary school of 500 children. Council leader Richard Watts’ demand that Steiner withdraw the online retailer’s plans for the Islington hub came after Steiner denied Ocado had gained planning permission for it by stealth. Speaking to analysts at the launch of Ocado’s annual results last week, Steiner said: “We were very transparent about […]
Ocado has revealed that it has selected Andover, Hampshire, as the location for its third DC, as it looks to increase capacity nationwide.
HIAB, the UK market leader in truck-mounted lift trucks (TMLT), skip and hook loaders and truck-mounted cranes, is opening a network of eight dedicated service centres around the UK to provide a one-stop-shop for the repair and maintenance of this increasingly sophisticated equipment. MT caught up with Rogier van der Linde, MD UK & Ireland at HIAB, at the recent official opening of the first of these centres in Bishops Stortford, Hertfordshire.
Reason Transport is due to appear at High Wycombe Magistrates Court on 28 August to face charges in connection to the death of HGV driver Petru Pop in November 2016.