The DfT has confirmed that logistics employees will continue to be classed as ‘essential workers’ during the UK’s third national lockdown and allowed to travel for work. The move comes after industry representatives raised concerns that problems in the first national lockdown – which saw logistics workers on their way to work and truck drivers stopped by police – did not arise in the third national lockdown. In a letter to logistics associations including the RHA, Logistics UK and the […]
Potter Group Logistics has had its storage and distribution contract with Greencore Grocery extended by a further two years. The contract, worth approximately £3.2m, sees Potter group storing and moving ambient finished products for the manufacturer to customers in retail and foodservice sectors. Greencore Grocery has now retained Potter Group Logistics as its third party logistics partner for 12 years, storing its ingredients and packaging at Potter’s Selby DC. In 2009, this business was extended to include the storage and […]
The Identity and Passport Service (IPS) has renewed its passport delivery contract with DX Group. The firm will continue to provide secure delivery of UK passports, supporting documents and internal mail for the IPS, a contract it has held since 2004. Since the secure delivery contract began, the firm has reduced losses by 96% and investigation rates have fallen by 74%. It has also been recognised by the Home Office for helping it to save £3.2m in the 2011/12 financial […]
Home delivery networks have seen a surge in business following the introduction of a third national lockdown, according to parcel comparison site ParcelHero.