Merger and acquisition deals in the UK logistics sector remain strong in the first half of 2021, despite the loss of 80,000 EU workers post-Brexit who were employed in the logistics sector. However, the challenge to the logistics market will be how well companies manage the peak season in the face of the skills shortage, according to a report published this week by accountancy and business advisory firm BDO LLPQ. The report, which looks at Q2 logistic sector mergers and […]
A general meeting of Eddie Stobart Logistics (ESL) shareholders is to take place on Friday, December 6 to consider DBAY Advisors’ bid for the troubled haulier.
Michelin said its tyres have set new fuel efficiency records in the UK after its X Line Energy range was fitted to two Volvo trucks.
Dixons Carphone has become the latest major firm to offer bonuses in a bid to tackle the driver shortage crisis. The company, which owns Carphone Warehouse and Currys PC World, is promising to pay a £1,500 bonus to new drivers qualified to operate 7.5 tonne vehicles and the same amount to retained drivers. It is also offering staff who successfully recommend a friend for a driver vacancy a reward of £1,000. The company has also launched a scheme this month […]