A Colchester haulage firm collapsed into administration after Covid-19 lockdowns destroyed its logistics work for touring musicians. Argo (Cargomasters) also came under significant pressure from the landlord of its warehouse after rental arrears accumulated during the pandemic. The haulier had undertaken a range of transport work over the years, but due to it taking on warehousing space it had recently diversified into delivering online purchases to customers. A large proportion of its client base also consisted of logistics support for […]
UPS and TNT Express have submitted remedies to the European Commission to address its competition concerns, extending the review period further. The submission extends the EC’s review period by 15 business days to 5 February 2013. The proposed remedies involve the sale of the business activities and its assets. UPS needs to ensure the long-term viability of these activities and the continuity of service already provided by TNT Express. In order to receive approval, the EC will market-test the remedies. […]
Dutch logistics group Exintra has put two Volvo FH LNG tractor units into operation on its Primark contract, making regular runs into the UK.
George Allinson (Transport) in Darlington increased revenues by 8.4% last year, thanks mainly to an increase in warehouse income.