The owner of the loss-making M6 toll road is attempting to attract customers and streamline its processes by boosting its ANPR camera network and introducing an online management system. Midland Expressway (MEL) said its technological initiatives would enhance customers’ experience and deliver more journey time efficiencies. Its ANPR-based charging system was trialled last year with Maritime Transport becoming the first company to pay for its vehicles via a centralised system. MEL said an expanded rollout would commence this year, with […]
Employment costs hit Meachers Global Logistics’ profit last year but the Southampton-based company has deeper concerns about Brexit, according to its chairman.
A major supply chain failure at the distribution warehouse of Swiss diagnostics company Roche in Newhaven, East Sussex has delayed NHS blood tests and screenings for diseases including Covid-19 and cancer.
Wholesale drinks distributor Waverley TBS is being wound-up by its administrators after they failed to find a buyer for the business. The company, which has two large DCs at Punchbowl Park in Hemel Hempstead and Felling, near Gateshead, as well as smaller deports across the UK, was licensed to run more than 300 vehicles. These were operated via a combination of own-account and third party providers. As a consequence of the failure to find an outright buyer, 685 Waverley employees […]