DPD has secured planning permission for a new distribution centre at Symmetry Park, Bicester. The delivery company plans to move operations from its existing Bicester hub to the new zero carbon, 60,000sq ft distribution centre and create 250 new jobs. The new Bicester hub will be DPD’s 36th new format hub built since 2011 and part of its wider aim to be the UK’s most sustainable delivery company. Louise Ferguson, DPD property general manager said: “Our new Bicester distribution centre […]
Pallet-Track has revealed its members are providing an essential service to the government’s emergency Nightingale hospitals, supplying anything from medicines and equipment to electrical cables.
Pressure is mounting on the DfT and Treasury to ringfence the money raised by the HGV Road User Levy for the benefit of the road transport sector. The levy, which could begin in April 2014 if approved by Parliament, and will see operations pay a daily charge of up to a £10 or a maximum of £1,000 a year per truck to use of UK roads, is expected to raise net revenues of £20m. Almost all of this will be […]
Morrisons has signed a 25-year deal with Ocado to enable it to develop its online grocery home delivery business, using its logistics and technology operations along with a fleet of Morrisons-liveried vehicles.