The UK tops a list of countries road transport firms are considering expanding their operations into, according to legal firm DWF. Its survey found that despite the unprecedented challenges of the last year, haulage firms across Europe are looking ahead to expansion. Of those polled that transport goods to the UK, 38% said their company was currently considering relocating or establishing new bases here. Italy was second (31%) and Germany third (30%). DWF said that while the desire to expand […]
Frozen food storage and distribution business Reed Boardall Group says it has extended cold store capacity at its 55-acre site in Boroughbridge, North Yorkshire, to 142,000 pallets with a new 102,000ft² building that incorporates 14 additional loading docks. The new store, which opened in October, has cost the firm around £14m but increases its total pallet capacity by around 30%, said Garry Tilburn, MD of Reed Boardall Cold Storage. “We were struggling for space before,” he admitted. It has been […]
The remaining equity interest in Welsh quarrying and haulage company GD Harries (GDH) will be snapped up by buy-and-build construction materials group SigmaRoc later this month.
Land, sea and air freight and logistics firm Amco Services (International) has been sold in a pre-pack deal which has saved 160 jobs.