More than 100 new customer accounts have been won by the Manchester branch of Europa Road in the last 12 months – a key indicator that the business is well on track to hit its ambitious target of becoming the leading logistics operator between the UK and Europe by 2018.
Celebrating its best year of growth on record the 15-strong team at Europa’s Manchester branch, located at Media Village, has not only attracted over 100 new customers in the last year, it has also seen its consignment numbers and gross profit increase by 30 per cent.
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MD of leading independent logistics operator Europa Worldwide Group, Andrew Baxter, has launched a major campaign to tackle the traffic jams at the Dartford Tunnel - by proposing that all oversized and hazardous goods vehicles are redirected the other way around the M25.
The Dartford Crossing (which is close to Europa’s £30m 1hub headquarters) is a notoriously busy route that is brought to a standstill on a daily basis, because every time an oversized or hazardous goods vehicle enters the crossing it needs to be escorted in a convoy - which means all other traffic has to stop.
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