FDC still in Lancashire premier league 25 years on

October 6, 2023 Steve Hobson

Preston-based FDC Holdings celebrated its 25th anniversary in 2022 and describes itself as “one of Lancashire’s premier freight transport companies”. Specialising in palletised freight, it has been a member of The Pallet Network for 23 years and can provide nationwide collection and delivery of consignments from a single pallet to full trailer loads. Ian Maudsley, […]


Generation Logistics builds on success with more DfT funding for year two

September 26, 2023 Steve Hobson

Generation Logistics secured a further £300,000 of DfT funding for its second year to continue raising the profile of logistics in schools and colleges, by supporting educators with resources and materials, as well as talking directly to young people and other potential recruits to the sector by continuing a heavyweight social media campaign. Transport secretary […]


“I wouldn’t want to be the last person standing with a whole fleet of diesel trucks…”

September 13, 2023 Tim Wallace

Saul Resnick, chief executive of DHL Supply Chain UK and Ireland, discusses the company’s latest financial results, its ‘multi-faceted’ approach to reducing emissions and why he’s critical of fleet operators still reluctant to join the industry’s journey to net zero Q: What’s your strategy to cut emissions? And are many operators only paying lip service […]

Hellmann is the new European partner for Pallet-Track

Hellmann UK turns a corner despite difficult business environment

July 28, 2023 Steve Hobson

When MT last spoke to Hellmann UK MD Markus Fellmann back in 2021, the company was emerging from a management restructure and the Covid-19 pandemic in much better shape than five years earlier when the business was loss making. Hellmann Worldwide was founded over 150 years ago and is now a fast-growing global multimodal logistics […]


‘Rising costs have forced us to diversify and reinvent ourselves…’

July 12, 2023 Tim Wallace

Shortly before French food logistics giant Seafrigo acquired Perishable Movements Limited (PML), MT spoke to the Kent company’s MD Mike Parr (pictured). In an extended interview, he explains why the sector is becoming increasingly challenging and how he’s reacted… Q&A Q: What are PML’s biggest current headaches? A: Increased rates. Not for this Kent facility […]