Gregory Distribution has acquired 220,000 sq ft of warehousing in Coalville to service five customers and creating 50 jobs in the process. The depot on the Hilltop Industrial Estate is the company’s first in the Midlands and is serviced by up to 20 HGVs. Angela Butler, Gregory MD, said: “As a group we support customers with distribution across the whole of the UK, with a particularly strong presence in the South West of England and across Scotland. “A key part of […]
The acquisition of ARR Craib helped boost Gregory Distribution Holdings profits last year and offset the impact of a bad debt acquired after a major customer went bust.
Parcelforce Worldwide is to invest £75m in its network and hubs over the next four years, creating 1,000 new jobs. The investment, which is part of parent company Royal Mail Group’s strategy to expand its express parcel business in the UK and internationally, will also see the opening of a new parcel processing centre in Chorley, Lancashire, as well as two additional depots in Cornwall and Hampshire. There are also plans for nine of its 53 existing depots across the […]
Haulage operators are demanding government action after a record spike in volumes, combined with a dearth of drivers made worse by a backlog in HGV driver tests, threatened to push many to the brink.