Lye-based Andyfreight is looking to recruit staff and expand its premises after seeing demand soar by more than 44% during the pandemic. The family firm has purchased two derelict warehouses close to its existing Lye premises to create extra warehousing space and yard facilities for an additional 30 articulated vehicles. Andyfreight will also use the additional space to increase its barcode and scanning capabilities to help manage stock for customers, as part of wider plans to expand beyond its core […]
Rental firm SIXT is bolstering its drive for international growth in the van and truck sector with the appointment of former Lidl Germany chief executive Daniel Marasch (pictured).
Argos is planning to close its Magna Park site in Lutterworth and transfer most of the site’s operations to a Wincanton DC in Kettering.
Menzies Distribution has placed orders for a further 16 longer semi-trailers (LSTs) to take its fleet of 15.65m trailers to 93 after the government announced on August 24 that, after reviewing the 31 responses to its consultation on its LST trial, ministers “have decided that LSTs should be allowed into general circulation with light regulatory control on their use”.