Shipping giant DFDS is set to cull around 86 UK warehousing and logistics jobs as part of major cutbacks across the company as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic. A total of 86 UK posts have been placed into consultation, with 650 jobs to go across DFDS’ entire European operations. Announcing the cuts, MD Andrew Byrne said the company was not expecting freight and passenger numbers to bounce back as the economy emerges out of the pandemic, warning current levels […]
Trials on British roads involving platoons of autonomous HGVs have been put on hold due to the ongoing pandemic.
Fashion retailer Next has made an art form out of integrating physical retail with its online presence, as its results for the 12 months to 25 January 2020 showed. But even it has not been immune from the impact of Covid-19.
A “buoyant” UK logistics market helped Norbert Dentressangle (ND) boost overall third quarter 2012 revenue by 10% to €2.9bn. Turnover growth was reported across all three of ND’s business divisions, with much of this down to the acquisition of new business. Logistics revenue for Q3 2012 increased 6.4% compared to Q3 2011, with like-for-like income up 2%. Year-to-date, logistics division revenue is 13.7% ahead at €1.3bn (2011: €1.15bn). Transport operations fared less well in Q3, with revenue down 0.1% to […]