Eddie Stobart continues buying spree

Eddie Stobart Logistics has continued its buying spree, taking full control of The Logistics People, the Kettering-based commercial vehicle driver agency. It has paid £6 million for the 50 per cent of TLP Holdings Ltd that it did not already own, it revealed in its half year results. Chief executive Alex Laffey said the move…

Hermes integrates tracking solution with Google Assistant

Parcel company Hermes is integrating its tracking solution with Google Assistant, the voice activated application that is incorporated in the Google Home device as well as a range of Android smart phones, tablets and other devices. It means that consumers can track both deliveries and returns via Google Assistant. Hermes chief executive Carole Woodhead said:…

121 sites bid to become Heathrow logistics hub

121 UK sites have applied to become a Heathrow logistics hub as part of the airport’s £16 billion expansion project. According to the airport, Heathrow will be the first major infrastructure project in the UK to pioneer the large-scale use of logistics hubs – aiming to build as much of the project off-site as possible.…