Hermes Hermes UK delivers over 400 million parcels a year and has experienced double-digit growth for the past seven years. The company has invested over £100m in the UK since 2016 on projects such as its £30m Rugby super-hub. It is also planning to build an automated parcel distribution centre in Barnsley, due for completion in 2022. The £60m development will be the largest of its kind in Europe and create around 1,300 jobs. Hermes is now looking at advances […]
United Biscuits has taken delivery of 20 tri-axle longer semi-trailers from Cartwright. The own-account operator, known for brands such as KP Nuts, Jaffa Cakes and McVities, is running the 15.6m curtainsiders from its DC in Ashby de la Zouche, Leicestershire. The rear command-steer trailers are painted in six different liveries and have insulated load bearing curtains to protect their chocolate products. Rob Wright, United Biscuits UK and Ireland logistics controller, said: “We can now get 60 pallets on these longer […]
Motor Transport Low Carbon and Efficiency award winner Keystone Distribution has changed its name to Martin Brower UK.
The deadline to enter the Motor Transport Awards ends on March 28 – so go to the awards website mtawards.co.uk to download an entry form now. The Awards are free to enter and the website includes plenty of helpful tips on what the judges will be looking for. This year we have introduced Repair & Maintenance Workshop of the Year, an award for the best vehicle maintenance unit – inhouse or third party – in the industry. This award is […]