A government taskforce must be set up to address the chronic lack of secure HGV parking after a study found utilisation soared above 100% in some places, according to the RHA. It was responding to a department for transport-commissioned survey of lorry parking, which found average night on-site utilisation was 85% or more for all […]
Kent fruit haulier collapsed amid soaring overheads and operational difficulties, administrator reveals
The administrator of Kent-based Coolfruit said it had been unable to save the fresh fruit haulage business and was now attempting to sell off its assets instead. The Ashford company, which traded out of two operating centres and held a standard international licence authorising 25 HGVs and 25 trailers, appointed administrators from SFP Restructuring on […]
DHL and Fowler Welch have taken space at Panattoni Park Aylesford. DHL has signed up for a 110,406 sq ft facility on the site, whilst Fowler Welch is to take a 97,891 sq ft unit. The units come with long-term leases which were signed before construction began. DHL’s net zero carbon facility has achieved a […]
WHS Plastics has spent £3.5m turning three warehouses into one state-of-the-art national distribution centre in order to provide logistics solutions to customers including Jaguar Land Rover (JLR).