A midlands haulage firm whose main customer was Amazon collapsed into administration after setting up a German branch for the e-tail giant and falling foul of the country’s business laws. In a report to creditors, administrators of New Generation Courier Logistics (NGCL) said that the company provided final mile delivery logistics and that Amazon comprised approximately 91% of its turnover. It also provided warehousing services for a range of customers, but insolvency experts at Leonard Curtis said this had been […]
Around 2,000 drivers and warehouse staff across three Tesco DCs could be taking strike action in the run-up to Christmas, after union Unite began balloting them following what it described as a “pitiful” pay offer by the retailer.
Expect Distribution has begun 2021 as it ended last year, winning two new contracts with pharmaceutical and panelling clients.
Hellmann Worldwide Logistics UK has launched a daily shuttle system servicing the UK and Belgium with one of the country’s logistics providers H. Essers. It said the partnership links Belgium and the industrial regions of the UK with a 48-hour door-to-door service. Hellmann added that the agreement reflected its commitment to consolidating and improving its European services. “H. Essers is one of the most renowned and respected logistics providers in Europe and has a similar background to Hellmann due to […]