Logistics UK has warned the government it needs to act now to stimulate economic activity and restore consumer confidence amid claims the nation’s businesses are “stagnating” after two months of cautious re-opening following the pandemic. “Logistics businesses of all types are finding it increasingly difficult to remain solvent, with the end of the furloughing scheme fast approaching, and it will become more expensive for those who remain in the scheme,” said chief executive David Wells. “At the same time, faltering […]
The future of the transport and logistics sector will hinge on data, technology and increased collaboration, according to industry experts speaking at this week’s Multimodal exhibition at Birmingham NEC.
Development giant GLP is to build a million sq ft of warehouse space across seven units and four sites in Bedfordshire, Northamptonshire and Milton Keynes, following the grant of planning permission.
Profit at Hargreaves Services’ transport division plummeted by more than£1m in the six months to November 2015, as the company was hammered by adverse conditions in the coal, steel, construction and waste markets and unseasonably warm winter weather.