Owens Group trucks met flights on the tarmac at Cardiff airport to ensure PPE reached frontline NHS staff in “one of the most important challenges” in the firm’s history. The Palletforce member has been involved in efforts to distribute the equipment, including hospital beds, across Wales and the UK. Freight was unloaded from specially-chartered flights from Asia to Cardiff with Owens staff working alongside NHS Wales, Cardiff Wales Airport, South Wales Police, Swissport handling and Military Aid. Huw Owen, Owens […]
FORS – the Fleet Operator Recognition Scheme – has announced that, following the impact of the coronavirus outbreak, all FORS Bronze site audit activity will be suspended from Monday 23 March 2020 until further notice.
Cambridge-based Welch’s Transport has won a three year extension to its contract with Paperchase. The firm, which began working for the stationery, cards and gift-wrap manufacturer in 2007, makes collections from the Paperchase’s Thrapston, Northamptonshire DC and delivers to around 120 outlets. Welch’s sales and marketing manager Mike Bentham said the contract win demonstrated the firm’s “consistently high-quality service delivery”, adding that this had “helped beat off a number of eager rivals” for the new business. The contract involves deliveries […]
NWH Group secured delivery of three new MAN skip loaders in less than a month thanks to MV Commercial, after rising demand for skip hire services prompted a fast turnaround.