Forwarder stocks up on space for Xmas

Freight forwarder WE Deane has freed up 1,000 pallet spaces at its Barking depot to further accommodate an incoming surplus expected over the holiday season. Following the closure of shops throughout November as a result of government measures, Britons for the first time will spend more online this Christmas than in the high street thanks to the lockdown of non-essential stores, it says. This major shift in consumer buying habits ... [+]

WE Deane frees up space to meet freight surge

Freight forwarder WE Deane has freed up 3,000 pallet spaces at its Barking main base to meet increased demand. The UK is currently in the midst of a nationwide capacity crunch, and the accommodation will help businesses meet continued demand caused by a hike in e-commerce volumes, nationwide panic buying ... [+]

WE Deane opens Calais office

UK-based freight forwarder WE Deane has opened a new site near Calais, France. The new office will act as a customs office in response to Brexit and specialise in the management of traffic to and from the UK, particularly for automotive customers. It will take the company’s total number of ... [+]

WE Deane invests in IT

International freight forwarder WE is expanding its logistics arm to meet growing demand for its bespoke services, particularly within the automotive and retail sector. It is investing £250,000 in a  bespoke IT system and provide visibility across the supply chain. The company, which has offices in the UK, South Africa ... [+]

Two more Midlands sites for WE Deane

Freight forwarder WE Deane has opened two new depots in Birmingham, bringing the total number of its Midlands depots to three. The two new locations will support customers including  automotive manufacturers. With vehicles rotating on an hourly basis 24 hours per day, new depots will support sequencing of parts to Midlands ... [+]

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