Online electrical retailer AO has opened its 18th depot, this time in Gravesend, as it capitalises on growing demand fuelled by the pandemic. The opening of the new site follows the opening of two new distribution warehouses in Crewe and Stafford earlier this year and follows hot on the heels of its hunt to fill 250 logistics roles as its network grows. AO said the latest 1.2 acre site has created eight onsite jobs and there will be a number […]
The London Evening Standard newspaper has taken 33 Fuso Canter trucks on contract hire from Rygor to service its distribution needs.
Norbert Dentressangle has won a new three-year contract from Premium Timber Products to deliver goods to customers throughout the UK and Ireland. The multi-million pound contract will see ND pick up timber and PVCU products including doors, decking and shelving from Premium Timber’s 140,000ft² warehouse in Somerset and its 160,000ft² warehouse in West Yorkshire and deliver to over 300 sites a week throughout the UK and Ireland, including the Isle of Man and Channel Islands. Deliveries will be made to […]
Driver First Assist (DFA) was recognised at a parliamentary reception last week (18 January) and has received warm words and £70,000 of funding from the DfT. Motor Transport technical editor Colin Barnett takes a look back at the development of the first aider scheme.