US giant Fed-Ex Corp has been tipped to buy a stake in Hermes’ European parcel delivery operation whilst private equity house Advent International is in the frame to become a major investor in Hermes’ UK operation.
DPD has secured planning permission for a new distribution centre at Symmetry Park, Bicester.
Over a third of HGVs operating or entering Greater London are not ready for the Direct Vision Standard (DVS) and HGV Permit Scheme which comes into force in October this year, according to a survey by fleet technology specialists CameraMatics.
Clipper Logistics is experiencing unprecedented volume increases under lockdown with retail customers’ online sales outstripping Black Friday levels by 100%.
Eddie Stobart Logistics (ESL) is preparing to make redundancies across the group, motortransport.co.uk has learnt, with sources claiming around 100 jobs are at risk.
The RHA has repeated its plea for more government help for hauliers, after a new survey revealed 16% of operators are in danger of becoming insolvent within four weeks.
Clean air zones must be expanded in towns and cities as part of measures to cut pollution levels as evidence mounts that high Covid-19 infection rates are linked to poor air quality.
London-based freight forwarding and supply chain finance company Beacon has attracted funding from Amazon founder Jeff Bezos.
The Anderson Group is mulling whether to close down two of its haulage operations – Sam Anderson (Newhouse) and T McMillan Transport – as it begins to make redundancies at both firms.
Dart Group has sold Fowler Welch to Culina Group for £98m.