Davies Turner deal to keep boxes moving

Freight forwarder Davies Turner has signed an agreement with Transport Equipment Services to provide a dedicated truck fleet to move containers to and from the ports of Felixstowe, London Gateway and Southampton. With the domestic and international haulage market still in a difficult situation, with a lack of drivers, port congestion problems; forward booking difficulties, it will provide surety of service for Davies Turner's domestic container collections and deliveries. [+]

Davies Turner offers a helping hand

Davies Turner is distributing 20% of the profits made in its last financial year to staff that have been in the company's employment for that time. The independent forwarder said it hoped that the payments in August and December would help to reduce the impact of the rising cost of ... [+]

Davies Turner to build Midlands logistics hub

Freight forwarder Davies Turner is to open a 140,000sq ft multi-user logistics hub at Atherstone in the Midlands in Spring 2023. It will offer quick access to the M1 and M6 motorways and rival in size the company’s largest logistics hub at Avonmouth, near Bristol, bringing Davies Turner’s nationwide warehousing and ... [+]

Davies Turner names new senior management

UK independent freight forwarder Davies Turner has added to its board of directors at its surface freight and logistics subsidiary Davies Turner & Co.Head of ocean Tony Cole joins Darren McLaughlan who heads up the subsidiary’s operations in Scotland along with Jason Edwards who is head of freight services for ... [+]

China rail gets back on track

Davies Turner says its Express China rail freight service to the UK is getting back on track after a difficult 2021, and is achieving a 29-day transit time from departure in Wuhan to arrival at UK depots. Soaring demand created by the extreme air and ocean freight difficulties contributed to operational ... [+]

Mainfreight boosts Davies Turner in Benelux

Davies Turner says its business in the Benelux region has gone from strength to strength since starting a daily trailer service with partner Mainfreight between the Netherlands and the UK in June last year.Head of European network at Davies Turner, Danny Southby says that the exclusive cooperation agreement with the ... [+]

Davies Turner strikes gold in safety awards

UK freight forwarder Davies Turner has received a RoSPA Gold Award in recognition of its high health and safety standards throughout 2020. Every year, nearly 2,000 entrants compete to achieve the highest possible accolade in what is the UK’s longest-running awards for health and safety and organisations receiving a RoSPA Gold ... [+]

No fare increases on this train service

Rail fares in the UK may be about to go up again, but a softening of the market following Chinese New Year has enabled Davies Turner to reduce rates for  its Express China rail freight service, the only direct weekly fixed-day intermodal service to the UK.Also, with new rail services ... [+]

Davies Turner reveals a winning hand with new customs suites

Davies Turner has opened a new customs services floor at its regional freight hub at Dartford.This, together with similar, slightly smaller centres at some of its other UK freight hubs including Avonmouth and Manchester, houses one of the company’s newly created national customs processing teams set up in 2020 in ... [+]

ISO9001 for Davies Turner Ireland

Davies Turner Ireland has added ISO9001 accreditation to help reduce the risk of disruption following the end of the UK’s Brexit transition period. It also brings Davies Turner Ireland into line with DT Group’s UK operations, all of which are also ISO9001: 2015 accredited. Airfreight and customs manager in Dublin, Joe ... [+]

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