Imperial Logistics International (UK) has renewed its contract with a major car manufacturer. The company, which declined to reveal the identity of the car manufacturer, has been re-appointed to provide just in time (JIT) and just in sequence (JIS) operations. The contract sees Imperial provide nationwide transport services including the collection of components and assemblies from 19 suppliers and their delivery to a central storage facility. The South African-owned logistics firm, which is based in Swindon, will also operate shuttles […]
Online retailer Amazon has announced it will open a 304,800m² fulfilment centre in Coalville, Leicestershire later this year.
Hicks Logistics has moved into warehousing after the acquisition of a 20,000ft² industrial unit next to its Caldicot base on the Severn Bridge Industrial Estate. The company hopes the diversification will boost its annual turnover from £7.5m to around the £10m mark, and has taken on ten more staff taking its team to 80.
Today’s scheduled strike by drivers and warehouse staff working for Indesit UK is going ahead after last-minute talks on Wednesday between the white goods manufacturer and union Unite came to a close without resolution, the union told Motortransport.co.uk today.