DHL Express opens €140m Brussels hub

DHL Express has opened a 392,882 sq ft regional hub at Brussels Airport. The site, which includes two automated sorting systems, will almost quadruple the capacity of DHL Express in in Brussels to 42,000 shipments an hour. The €140 million facility has created 200 new jobs for DHL. The site has replaced the logistics company’s

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Eddie Stobart wins £15m contract with CEMEX

Eddie Stobart has won a £15 million contract with CEMEX UK, the building materials supplier. The new contract is set to start next month, and will see the logistics business deliver packed cement products from CEMEX production sites to its customers across the UK. “Following a competitive process, we are pleased to confirm that Eddie

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On-the-spot fines for drivers hours offenders

The DVSA will start issuing on-the-spot penalties to lorry, bus and coach drivers who repeatedly break drivers’ hours rules from Monday 5th March 2018. The new rules will mean that DVSA examiners can issue on-the-spot fines for any drivers’ hours offences committed in the last 28 days. Currently, the agency can only fine drivers for

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Business wins increase 14pc at Ceva

New business wins rose 14 per cent at Ceva in 2014, with ocean freight wins up 30 per cent and air freight wins up 14 per cent. The company said the new business pipeline was the strongest for two years. Fourth quarter revenue of $2 billion was up 3.5 per cent in constant currency and

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Norbert to recruit 100 apprentices

Norbert Dentressangle plans to recruit 100 apprentices this year in a relaunched scheme with increased rates of pay and introduction of dedicated apprentice development programmes. Since the launch of its first scheme in September 2013 it has recruited 170 apprentices. Every apprentice is guaranteed a job at the end of the scheme. “We couldn’t be

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TNT UK (Domestics) appoints new Managing Director

Marianne Culver, an experienced leader in business turnaround and transformation, has been appointed as TNT UK’s new Managing Director with immediate effect. A senior international executive with significant P&L experience in the global Distribution sector and more than 25 years’ experience of driving profitable growth and business transformation, Marianne has worked across four continents in

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TNT moves into former City Link depot

TNT is to move into City Link’s former London depot following a multi-million pound investment in the facility, with the site due to be fully integrated by April. The express operator has taken a ten-year lease on the site in Bermondsey, which faced closure when City Link went into administration in December. TNT has already

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