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Derrick Potter, executive chairman of Potter Logistics, started in business during 1965 with one yellow lorry and great ambitions. Fifty years later, the company operates from eight distribution centres and rail freight terminals and employs more than 300 staff – its trucks make hundreds of deliveries every day.
Besides celebrating its tenth anniversary in 2014, AirBridgeCargo Airlines (ABC) also transported a record 401,000 tonnes of cargo, a year on year increase of 17.6% increase. The carrier’s average load for the period was 72.6%, well above the industry average.
As part of its ongoing quest to expand its UK and European networks, Pall-Ex has made significant changes to its senior management team as it continues to drive up quality standards across the industry.
FedEx Express has officially 'broke ground' at the site of its new gateway facility at Copenhagen Airport, signalling the start of construction. The project is another milestone for FedEx Express growth in the Nordics region, which has also seen the opening of eight new stations since 2011.
A member of the Palletways European palletised freight distribution network, Bristol-based John T Evans, has unveiled a new vehicle which is now being used on the recently won contract with The Yankee Candle Company to deliver their products across Europe – and, as vehicle liveries go, it must be one of the most eye-catching on the road.