Tradeteam delivery drivers are gearing up for strike action after their union balloted for industrial action in a row over “unmanageable loads”.
ArrowXL has appointed Lynne Dixon as its strategic account director to support its next stage of growth and development.
DHL is “disappointed” that warehouse workers at its Thurrock site have voted to strike on 5 June in a dispute over pay and employment conditions.
Contract hire and rental firm Axis Fleet Management has entered administration and ceased trading.
Administrators working for warehouse and distribution firm Prolog said they had saved 130 jobs after selling off part of the business to clothing retailer Cotton Traders.
Firms that worked for Simpsons Logistics are owed around £837,000 but the company’s administrator believes unsecured creditors will still recover some of their money.
Mick George has had a £566,670 fine for breaching health and safety regulations reduced after the appeal court found the sanction manifestly excessive.
Walkers Transport has acquired fellow Palletways member MTH Express Services for an undisclosed sum, giving the newly enlarged group a combined turnover of £48m.
Woodall Group was kicked out of The Pallet Network (TPN) because it owed the Eddie Stobart-owned business £350,000, according to the firm’s administrator.
TfL has put up £50,000 towards a new freight hub in Hammersmith, which is intended to reduce traffic and congestion in the capital.