A range of the transport sector’s leading operators have given an optimistic trading forecast for the rest of 2021 and beyond, with many continuing to report soaring volumes. Quizzed in MT’s latest industry panel discussion, the majority said they had largely shrugged off the impact of Brexit while profiting from new consumer buying patterns triggered by the Covid-19 pandemic. ArrowXL chief executive Charlie Shiels said the delivery specialist was “flying along”. “Volumes remain incredibly high and we continue with this […]
Sovereign Transport has won a contract to become the sole haulier for online bathroom retailer Victorian Plumbing.
Century Logistics is earning a reputation in the logistics industry for its innovative approach to managing returns.
Cambridge-based Welch’s Transport has won a three year extension to its contract with Paperchase. The firm, which began working for the stationery, cards and gift-wrap manufacturer in 2007, makes collections from the Paperchase’s Thrapston, Northamptonshire DC and delivers to around 120 outlets. Welch’s sales and marketing manager Mike Bentham said the contract win demonstrated the firm’s “consistently high-quality service delivery”, adding that this had “helped beat off a number of eager rivals” for the new business. The contract involves deliveries […]