Wednesday 10th Feb 2016 - Logistics Manager

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Menzies buys Aberdeen’s Thistle Couriers

Menzies Distribution has acquired Thistle Couriers of Aberdeen for an undisclosed sum – its third acquisition in the Scottish highlands in the past year.

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Felixstowe to offer container weighing service

The Port of Felixstowe will offer a container weighing service for UK shippers in accordance with new international regulations from 1st July. The regulations relate to an amendment to the SOLAS (Safety of Life at Sea) Convention, and will require export containers carrying cargo to have their weight verified before loading.

Rico appoints new director of e-commerce logistics

Rico has appointed Amarjit Pall as director of e-commerce logistics for Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA). Pall is aiming to replicate the ‘success’ of the UK contract/ e-commerce logistics business by expanding the ‘final mile solution’ to international markets.