XPO Logistics and Palletforce have teamed up with some of the biggest household names to ensure food is distributed to people who need it most during the coronavirus pandemic. They are working with Sainsbury’s, British Gas and toy retailer The Entertainer to create a supply chain from supermarkets and wholesalers to food banks and community charities across the UK. Food bank charity the Trussell Trust warned that more people are likely to need help as a result of the outbreak […]
Lockwood Haulage saw its annual turnover climb by almost 20% to £17.5m in its latest reporting period, thanks to new wins and the development of existing partnerships.
Logistics UK said it was “extremely concerned” at moves by the government to fine HGV drivers who enter Kent without a negative Covid-19 test.
Maritime Transport has created two new director positions to handle distribution and container transport at the firm. Simon Smart and David Boomer, both previously operations directors at the firm, have become MD, container transport and MD, containers respectively. Maritime says the appointments were required to strengthen senior management at the firm and provide focus on two of its key areas of business. John Williams, group MD, says: “These promotions have been made to create the next generation of Managing Directors […]