Diamond Logistics has secured a £2.5m investment, which it said would be used to develop its platform Despatchlab and capitalise on the demand it has experienced due to the UK lockdowns. The Surrey-based delivery and fulfilment firm said consumers were now demanding same and next-day deliveries more frequently thanks to an e-commerce boom and its one-stop logistics platform would support them in this growing requirement. The funding comes from asset manager BOOST&Co. Read more Diamond Logistics takes on three new […]
Pallet network operators need to join forces to ensure new HSE guidance on tail lift deliveries and pallet weights is observed by pallet networks.
Arrow XL is the UK’s largest multi-user two-man home delivery specialist, delivering around 6,000 orders every day. It was created in April 2013 with the rebranding of Yodel XL to “differentiate itself from its sister company, parcel carrier Yodel”. Chief executive Ian Howell joined Arrow XL in October 2013. His career spans 23 years in logistics and retail, starting with 10 years in operational roles for third party logistics operators including Wincanton and Tibbett & Britten. In 2000 he moved […]
The FTA has voiced concern over London Councils’ proposals to require all HGVs of 18-plus tonnes to fit extra mirrors and sideguards to comply with the London Lorry Control Scheme (LLCS).