Linde Material Handling UK has pulled out all the stops to kit out Europa Worldwide’s new £60m Corby warehouse in the midst of the Covid-19 pandemic and ensure new government guidelines are met to protect workers from the virus. The new site at Midlands Logistics Park will become Europa’s largest facility in the UK, doubling the firm’s logistics portfolio. The 715,000sq ft warehouse has ceiling above the market standard 18 metres to accommodate three floors of mezzanines with racking built […]
Ferguson Transport and Shipping has furloughed 26 drivers and 14 staff following the launch of the government’s Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme portal this week, after being reassured payments for furloughed workers will arrive in the company’s bank account within six days of a claim being submitted online.
The effects of a major fire that destroyed ArrowXL’s Worcester hub in 2017 are continuing to reverberate through the business, with the company reporting a 92% fall in pre-tax profits last year.
Air freight haulier Saints Transport more than tripled its losses in the 18 months to 30 June last year.