Thursday 16th Jul 2020 - Logistics Manager Magazine

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GMB wants better terms for 3663 staff

The GMB has called for enhanced redundancy terms for the staff at 3663, after it lost a major contract supplying food to the Ministry of Defence.

MAN to launch bid for Scania

German truck maker MAN is expected to launch a £6.4 billion takeover bid for Swedish rival Scania in a move that would make it Europe’s largest manufacturer of heavy commercial vehicles.

Whirlpool at Aylesford

Whirlpool UK has taken a 10 year lease on Magnitude the 22,899 sq m (246,485 sq ft ) warehouse built by The Meteor Industrial Partnership, a joint venture between Legal & General and Astral Developments in Aylesford, Kent.

Sammons buys Finning

Sammons Enterprises has purchased the materials handling division of Finning (UK), the official dealer of Cat Lift trucks warehouse and counterbalance equipment in Great Britain.

Babcock & Brown buys WCT

Babcock & Brown Infrastructure, the owner of PD Ports, has acquired 51 per cent of Water Container Transport NV, the second largest canal-based container port in Europe.