The government has given the go ahead for category B licence holders to operate heavier vans, so long as the vehicles run on alternative fuel.
Kuehne + Nagel is closing down its Birmingham and Nottingham depots and transferring 270 staff to East Midlands Gateway (EMG) as it gears up to reach full operational capacity at the new hub within weeks.
A major fire that destroyed ArrowXL’s Worcester hub, combined with a “deteriorating” retail environment, dealt a body blow to the company’s pre-tax profit last year.
Bidcorp is looking for a buyer for Best Food Logistics and its subsidiary PCL Transport as part of a wider strategy to exit “low margin logistics activities”.
Expect Distribution’s contracts division played a key role in boosting the firm’s profit last year after landing ten new major accounts, according to its latest annual results.
Haulier Eddie Stobart Logistics (ESL) has resubmitted controversial plans to build a major DC on Green Belt land opposite its headquarters at Appleton Thorn, near Warrington.
Chilled, frozen and ambient food transport provider Nagel Langdons has recruited specialists in international trade to combat the effects of Brexit on the company and its customers.
Global logistics provider DSV is to acquire Swiss rival Panalpina in a £3.51bn deal that will create the world’s fourth largest logistics company behind Deutsche Post DHL, Kuehne+Nagel and DB Schenker.
Widnes-based Suttons Tankers has bought DHL Supply Chain’s domestic bulk commodity chemical business.
Live music, conference and entertainment transport specialist KB Event has appointed Cliff Zenker to the board as general manager.