Howard Tenens Logistics saw its profits hit as a result of losses made by its subsidiary, Howard Tenens (West London) after two major customers’ volumes dropped by up to 90%.
XPO Logistics has renewed its contract with frozen food retailer Iceland Foods for warehousing and distribution services.
TfL has created an ‘allow list’ of vehicles for operators who have applied for its Direct Vision Standard safety permits before 1 March or are in the process of having the Safe System equipment fitted in order to qualify for a permit but have not yet received it.
Palletforce is set to continue to grow its UK and European volumes this year, despite the challenges of Brexit and the pandemic, chief executive Michael Conroy told motortransport.co.uk this week.
Record numbers of hauliers declined to move goods from France into Britain in the second week of January whilst those that did raised their prices significantly.
Rental firm SIXT is bolstering its drive for international growth in the van and truck sector with the appointment of former Lidl Germany chief executive Daniel Marasch (pictured).
DHL Supply Chain is facing further strike action at its Liverpool depot this week after negotiations over pay and conditions collapsed.
Pall-Ex Group has taken on a new business development manager as part of a drive to grow Fortec’s corporate client base.
UPS subsidiary Polar Speed has opened a new warehouse in Birmingham to ensure rapid final-mile Covid-19 vaccine delivery.
Palletways has suspended its operations to Europe until 25 January, but other pallet networks confirmed this week that their deliveries to the continent will continue.