Aspray24 expands with new £6m logistics hub

October 11, 2013 Steve Hobson

Express carrier Aspray24 is celebrating its 30th anniversary in 2013 and has marked the occasion with the opening of its new £6m state of the art warehouse on a six-acre plot next to its existing 12-acre site in Noose Lane, Willenhall. According to MD Stuart Laight, the acquisition of the site next door has delivered a number of great benefits for the fast-growing business.


The future is still orange for TNT Express

August 13, 2013 Steve Hobson

UPS’ failed attempt to take over TNT Express left a shadow of uncertainty hanging over the Netherlands-based  express carrier. But it has emerged with a clear strategy for success as TNT Express Services UK & Ireland Managing Alistair Cochrane tells Steve Hobson.


KeyPL proves 4PL model can deliver cost and service benefits

July 31, 2013 Steve Hobson

While TDG may not have invented the term 4PL, it was certainly one of the leaders in making the concept work for its customer Corus Steel back in 2006. Since then TDG has been acquired by Norbert Dentressangle (ND) and Corus taken over by Tata Steel, and 4PL has been renamed KeyPL, but the business has gone from strength to strength, as Paul Hayes, director of KeyPL Transport at ND, explains to Steve Hobson


Transaid goes back to its roots

July 16, 2013 Steve Hobson

International development charity Transaid has gone back to its roots providing logistics support to  other aid organisations since Gary Forster took over as chief executive in 2011, as he explains to Steve Hobson.


Volvo boss full of confidence in new Renault line up

June 14, 2013 Steve Hobson

At this week’s multi-million euro launch of Renault Trucks’ complete new line up in Lyon, senior directors from its parent Volvo Group turned out to lend their support to this €2bn (£1.7bn) project to revitalise Renault’s ageing CV portfolio. These included Volvo Group president Olof Persson and he spoke to MT editor Steve Hobson.