Tag Archives: Coronavirus

Logistics UK response to Chancellor’s Winter Economy Plan

LOGISTICS UK RESPONSE TO CHANCELLORS WINTER ECONOMY PLAN

In response to the government’s announcement today (24 September 2020) on measures to support the economy, David Wells, Chief Executive of Logistics UK, comments: “Logistics UK warned government that urgent action was needed to protect struggling businesses to avoid an avalanche of redundancies and insolvencies; we are pleased the Chancellor …

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Burnley haulage firm grows business during lockdown

BURNLEY HAULAGE FIRM AND PALLETWAYS MEMBER GROWS BUSINESS DURING LOCKDOWN

Within nine months of joining Palletways, Europe’s largest and fastest growing palletised freight network, and part of the Imperial group, Burnley-based EFS Global have grown their business to accommodate additional postcodes in the Stockport area. EFS Global, which was founded in 1996, boasts a 200-strong fleet and employs over 325 …

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Johnston Logistics UK reaches 1 million orders

Johnston Logistics UK Reaches 1 Million Orders

This month Johnston Logistics UK reached their one millionth order since the warehousing, logistics and fulfilment specialists’ formal establishment in 2008. With a history in warehousing stretching back over 40 years, it was the late nineties when Johnston Logistics UK was officially formed as a dedicated third-party logistics provider. In …

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ArrowXL launches national recruitment drive

ARROWXL LAUNCHES NATIONAL RECRUITMENT DRIVE

Leading two-person home delivery company ArrowXL is expanding its workforce due to an increase in demand in 2020. Around 100 jobs will be created in the two-phase recruitment operation, which will take place in various cities and towns across the UK. ArrowXL has seen hundreds of applications submitted after announcing …

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Pall-Ex appoints new Operations Director to central hub

Paul Pegg has joined the central Pall-Ex hub as Operations Director

Pall-Ex (UK) Ltd has promoted talent from within, as it appoints a new Operations Director to steer through the changing logistics landscape during the on-going coronavirus pandemic. Paul Pegg has taken up the role at Pall-Ex’s central hub, having originally joined the logistics giant in 2018 as Transport Manager before …

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Reminder that the Government’s consultation on 2025 Border Strategy closes next week

Reminder that the Government's consultation on 2025 Border Strategy closes next week

Government originally  launched a consultation on the 2025 Border Strategy on the 22nd July 2020. The idea was to set out their vision for world’s most effective border by 2025. Here is a reminder of how the Materials Handling World of professionals can contribute and represent our industry by providing …

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