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Stoford is planning to build a 260,000 sq ft warehouse hub at the Airport City scheme in Manchester.
Avocet Hardware is to create 20 new jobs in 2015, having expanded its warehouse in Brighouse with 10,000 more pallet spaces.
Amco Services (International) has acquired a 30,000 sq ft logistics unit at Manor Side Industrial Estate in Redditch.
Johnsons Coach & Bus Travel has acquired the coaching operations of Kidderminster-based Whittle Coach & Bus, securing the future of 16 jobs.
AK Worthington is to merge with Global Logistics (UK) to create a combined road transport group based at a new 12-acre site at Trafford Park in Manchester.
Acumen Automotive Logistics has acquired car delivery firm Enable from Stobart Group for undisclosed terms, with the transfer of 14 staff to Coventry.
Gregory Distribution has submitted plans to build a transport distribution centre at Ernesettle in Plymouth, with the creation of 100 jobs.
CM Downton is to invest £1.5m in the expansion of its logistics warehouse at Quedgeley in Gloucestershire by 27,000 sq ft.
Manchester Airport is to create 200 new security jobs by next summer.
Ward Thomas, the London-based logistics group with about 200 staff, has undergone a £25m management buy-out.
DPD is to start recruiting 1,000 staff for a new £100m 360,000 sq ft parcel distribution centre in Hinckley in early 2015.
Ipswich Borough Council has unveiled plans to develop a 130-acre distribution park on Sproughton Road, with the creation of hundreds of jobs.
Carnival UK and ABP are planning a £6m investment in the transformation of the Mayflower cruise ship terminal in Southampton.
Hutchison Ports is planning to build a further 33 acres of warehouse space at the Port of Felixstowe.
Atlantic Container Lines is to relocate its Liverpool-based shipping headquarters and 160 staff to a 62,000 sq ft office on Duke Street in 2016.
Plymouth Citybus is to acquire the Western Greyhound bus service in the Liskeard area, with the transfer of 31 staff.
Neill & Brown is to create 21 jobs at its new £2.5m 40,000 sq ft logistics warehouse at Marfleet Environmental Technology Park in Hull by 2017.
Hangar8 is to acquire Gama Aviation Holdings (Jersey), the Farnborough-based business aviation services firm, in a £82m reverse takeover.
DX has acquired a 50% stake in Gnewt Cargo, the London-based fleet of 100 electric delivery vehicles, for £1.7m.
Network Rail has announced plans for the £120m expansion of Gatwick's railway station by 2020.
Red Funnel has unveiled plans for a new £15m ferry terminal at the Royal Pier development in Southampton.
Unipart Rail and Lucchini UK are forming a rail manufacturing joint venture called LUR, which will employ 300 staff in Manchester and Doncaster.
Lockwood Group, the Derbyshire-based haulage firm, has undergone a management buy-out.
CitySprint is to acquire CYC Logistics, the London-based delivery firm.
UCS is to relocate its Manchester-based shipping containers business and up to 28 jobs to a 16,000 sq ft site in Irlam.
DPD is creating 46 jobs at a new 27,500 sq ft parcel delivery depot at the Sunningdale Trading Estate in Lincoln.
Blackpool Airport is to be reopened by a new company called Squires Gate Airport Operations, but will only be used by small aircraft and helicopters.
RVL Group has secured a £2.8m Business Growth Fund investment to expand its aviation services business at East Midlands Airport.
Birmingham City Council has unveiled proposals for a £4bn investment in transport, including tram lines, the reopening of rail lines and two new stations.
Goodman has formed a partnership with Anglesea Capital to develop 930,000 sq ft of new logistics space in 2015, including sites in Derby, Andover and Kent.
Flybe is to reopen its budget airline base in Aberdeen next March, with the creation of up to 100 jobs.
Malcolm Group is setting up a 135,000 sq ft logistics warehouse at Latitude 135 near Wakefield.
Connect Group is to acquire Tuffnells, the Sheffield-based chain of 34 parcel delivery depots, for £113m.
Sycamore Aviation has been bought out of administration by Glyn Wall, securing the future of its aircraft breaking operation at Durham Tees Valley Airport.
CTruk is planning to set up a new boatbuilding facility at The Hythe in Colchester next year, with the creation of 120 jobs.
BAe Systems is looking to recruit 165 apprentices and graduates at its Govan-based shipbuilding business over the next few months.
Norbert Dentressangle has acquired a 53,000 sq ft warehouse in Walsall for its Specialist Services division, with the creation of 50 jobs.
Royal Mail is to invest £130m in new parcel delivery tracking technology over the next five years, in partnership with BT Global Services.
Peel Ports Medway is looking to develop a rail freight link between Sheerness and Liverpool, with the creation of up to 1,250 direct and indirect jobs.
Eddie Stobart is to build a 420,000 sq ft distribution centre at the Daventry International Rail Freight Terminal by summer 2015.
Lancashire County Council is to invest £23m in the redevelopment of Preston Bus Station, including a new centre for the Youth Zone charity.
Transervice Express Transport is to relocate its West Bromwich depot to a larger 40,000 sq ft unit on Church Lane by November.
Monarch Airlines has been acquired by Greybull Capital, in a £125m investment that will secure 2,500 jobs and focus operations at five airports.
Yearsley Group has submitted plans for the £15m expansion of its frozen food warehouse in Bilsthorpe by 2016, with the creation of 226 jobs.
DPD is to create up to 55 jobs at its new £2.5m parcel delivery depot in Dartford.
APC Overnight is expanding its Cannock-based parcel distribution centre onto an adjacent 2.5-acre site, as part of a £6m project that will create 140 jobs.
Dalepak has secured government funding for the £9.5m expansion of its Northampton-based logistics business, with the creation of 150 jobs.
IDI Gazeley and Barwood have unveiled proposals to expand the Magna Park distribution hub in Lutterworth by about 700 acres, which could create 10,000 jobs.
Heathrow Airport Holdings is to sell Aberdeen, Glasgow and Southampton airports to Ferrovial and Macquarie for £1.05bn.
Roxhill has submitted plans to develop a 250-acre rail distribution depot near Castle Donington, with the creation of up to 7,000 jobs.
Grand Central Rail is planning to invest £7.8m in train and station improvements on lines to the North East and Yorkshire over the next 12 years.
Abellio of the Netherlands has won the £2.5bn ScotRail franchise, and will run the trains for ten years from next April.
Kuehne & Nagel is to set up a 130,000 sq ft warehouse at Heathrow South Cargo Centre in early 2015.
Department for Business, Innovation & Skills has announced that the new National College for High Speed Rail will be located in Birmingham and Doncaster by 2017.
Network Rail has unveiled plans for the £104m revamp of Queen Street station in Glasgow by 2019.
DPD is to relocate its Staffordshire-based parcel distribution depot and 100 jobs to a new 60,000 sq ft site at Etruria, with the creation of 92 new jobs.
Thermotraffic Holland has acquired Strowmar of Hornchurch, in order to expand its seaport logistics operations in the UK.
UPS, the parcel delivery firm, has acquired a 152,000 sq ft warehouse at the Birch Coppice Business Park near Tamworth.
Bristol Airport is to be acquired by the Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan in a deal estimated at £250m.
Red Funnel is to invest £2.2m in the refurbishment of the Red Osprey Isle of Wight ferry by 2015.
Barwood Developments is planning to develop a 204,000 sq ft logistics centre at Huyton Business Park in Liverpool.
Grimsby Institute has unveiled plans to develop a £7.8m logistics training centre in Immingham by next year.
Clipper Logistics is to create up to 300 new jobs at distribution centres in Swadlincote and Burton.
Yodel has acquired a 66,000 sq ft parcel delivery centre at the Access 63 estate in Selby.
Virgin Trains is to invest £50m in improvements to customer service, including wifi, catering and stations.
CEVA Logistics has acquired a 100,000 sq ft warehouse at the Marchington Industrial Estate near Uttoxeter, in order to service a contract with Rolls-Royce.
Parcelhub is to create 26 new jobs at its Nottingham-based mail delivery depot over the next year.
Cabfind is to create ten new jobs at its Birkenhead-based corporate taxi bookings service, with vacancies in IT, client services and sales.
The Store Room, the Manchester-based chain of six self-storage centres, is planning to double its turnover and increase headcount by 10% by 2016.
Ferguson Shipbuilders has been bought out of administration by Clyde Blowers Capital, as part of a £60m investment at the Port Glasgow yard that could create up to 300 jobs.
ADD Express has acquired an additional 22,000 sq ft pallet distribution warehouse at the Lowfields Industrial Estate in Elland.
Ryanair is planning to create 400 new jobs at Manchester Airport, and 180 new aircraft have been ordered from Boeing for the next five years.
Ferguson Group, the Aberdeenshire-based container transport firm with about 200 staff, is to be acquired by Brambles of Australia for £320m.
Neovia Logistics is to set up a 280,000 sq ft distribution centre for Jaguar Land Rover parts at the Triangle in Coventry.
Newhaven Port & Properties has unveiled plans to build a new 300-metre quayside at its port in East Sussex, with the creation of 150 jobs.
Gregory Distribution is planning to expand the 1,500-strong workforce at its 22 logistics sites with 100 new jobs over the next year.
DPD has submitted plans for a 70,000 sq ft parcel delivery depot at the Stonebridge Industrial Estate in Liverpool, with the creation of 230 jobs.
Marine & Towage Services, the Cornwall-based operator of tug boats, has been acquired by Bhagwan Marine of Australia for undisclosed terms.
Hargreaves Services has sold its Imperial Tankers chemical transport division to Suttons Group for £27m.
Norbert Dentressangle is to set up a 1m sq ft distribution centre at Royal Oak in Daventry, with the creation of 200 jobs, in order to distribute bulky goods for Amazon.
Gazeley UK has submitted plans to build a new 298,000 sq ft distribution centre at the Royal Oak industrial estate in Daventry, with the creation of up to 760 jobs.
Rigby Group has acquired Capital Air Charter, the Exeter-based air ambulance and private flight operator with 35 staff.
Aspray 24 is seeking permission to expand its 17-acre transport depot in Willenhall onto an adjacent site, with an increase to the 300-strong workforce.
Eddie Stobart has acquired a 487,000 sq ft warehouse facility at Goresbrook in Dagenham.
Perrin Group is to relocate its Ipswich-based Hemisphere Freight Services and Hawk Express operations at a new 110,000 sq ft site on Whitehouse Road.
Hexagon Leasing has bought Westram out of administration for £1.2m, saving 72 jobs at its Scunthorpe-based haulage business.
Bristol Airport is to invest £8.6m in the extension of its terminal by summer 2015, including a new departure area and shops.
Maritime Group has acquired Roadways Container Logistics, including 374 staff in Hainault, Felixstowe, Leeds, Manchester, Southampton and Tamworth, for undisclosed terms.
Potter Logistics has acquired an 87,000 sq ft warehouse at Knowsley Industrial Park, in order to distribute products for Elanco.
Oxford City Council has unveiled proposals for the £75m expansion of Oxford Station, including a transport interchange.
Amazon has acquired a temporary 70,000 sq ft distribution centre at the International Trading Estate in Southall, London.
CitySprint has acquired Letchworth Couriers, in order to expand its chain of 37 service centres with two new sites in Letchworth and Peterborough.
Highways Agency is to relocate its national headquarters from Dorking to Bridge House in Guildford in March 2015.
Black Velvet Travel, the Hampshire-based bus company, has been sold out of administration by Chantrey Vellacott.
Ryder has acquired Bullwell Trailer Solutions, the Lichfield-based trailer repair and maintenance firm.
Jet2 is to expand its operations at Belfast International Airport, including four new routes and 86 jobs.
HS2 is to set up a 100,000 sq ft headquarters for 1,500 staff at Two Snowhill in Birmingham next year, in order to build the High Speed 2 rail line.
DP&L Group, the Dundee-based travel, recruitment and industrial supplies firm with 50 staff, has been acquired by the founder of Bissets Accountancy for undisclosed terms.
RVEL is to open a new rail engineering paint facility in Derby this autumn, with the creation of 33 jobs.
PD Ports is to build a £3m rail terminal at Teesport to enable Freightliner to switch operations from Wilton.
DPD is to create 147 jobs at a new 60,000 sq ft parcel delivery depot at Skypark in East Devon.
Allseas Global Logistics has undergone a management buy-out, and will now relocate its head office from Nottingham to Rochdale.
Savino Del Bene has acquired a 16,000 sq ft freight distribution centre at North Feltham Trading Estate near Heathrow Airport.
Edge Transport is to relocate its Wrexham-based haulage business and 48 staff to a six-acre site at the Deeside Industrial Estate.
Yearsley Logistics is to invest £5m in the expansion of its Heywood-based cold store by 50,000 sq ft.
My Parcel Delivery has acquired a 23,000 sq ft office and warehouse at Trafford Park in Manchester, and is recruiting 20 new IT staff.
The Government has announced plans for a £5bn investment in transport and housing projects across the country, with the money being allocated to local authorities and businesses in the five years from 2015.
Drivers Direct is expanding its Runcorn-based recruitment agency with new offices in Derby, Durham, Leicester, Liverpool, Romford and Swindon, with the creation of 180 jobs.
Network Rail is to relocate its Glasgow office from Buchanan House to a 50,000 sq ft unit at 155 St Vincent Street.
Ryanair is to set up a new base at Glasgow Airport, with the transfer of a number of routes and some maintenance work from Prestwick.
Gregory Distribution has acquired M&D Transport, the Devon-based refrigerated transport firm with 33 staff.
NR Evans is to create 50 new driving jobs at its temperature-controlled distribution business in Derbyshire.
The Department for Transport is to help fund a £150m investment in the rail network of Cornwall, including a refurbished sleeper train and 60 jobs at a new train depot in Penzance.
Evans Property Group is submitting plans to develop a £96m logistics and manufacturing hub at Temple Green in Leeds.
Quayside Distribution, the Grimsby-based seafood transport firm with 260 staff, has been acquired by DFDS Logistics.
DHL is to invest £156m in its parcel delivery operations across the UK by 2016, including aircraft landing facilities in the East Midlands and Heathrow.
Poole Harbour Commissioners has unveiled proposals for the £11m modernisation of its commercial port, including a deep water quay.
UK Storage has appointed Bruton Knowles to find new sites for storage facilities across the South West.
Bedfords Group has acquired RPL Transport, the Milton Keynes-based haulage firm with turnover of £4.5m, for undisclosed terms.
GeoPost has submitted plans for 58,000 sq ft parcel delivery hub at Wentloog Industrial Park in Cardiff.
Evander Properties is to submit plans for a new distribution centre and car showroom on a 22-acre site at Island Road in Reading, which could create up to 500 jobs.
APC Overnight is to create 140 new jobs at its Cannock-based courier business over the next three months.
Amey Rail has acquired a 10,000 sq ft office at Station Square in Swindon.
CML Fulfilment & Logistics is planning to expand the 160-strong workforce at its Telford-based chilled foods distribution business with 15 new jobs by the end of the year.
Doddle and Network Rail are to invest £24m in the development of click-and-collect retail outlets at 300 railway stations over the next three years, with the creation of 3,000 jobs.
Vroon Offshore Services is to create 100 jobs at its site in Great Yarmouth, having won a five-ship charter and support contract.
Sabre Ocean Solutions is to relocate its logistics business from Bradford to Cleckheaton later this month.
Tadea-UK is setting up a new driving simulator facility at the Ultra Low Carbon Vehicle Enterprise Zone in Sunderland, with the creation of nine jobs.
Prestwick Airport has secured an additional £10m of government funding to revamp its terminal building.
Norbert Dentressangle is to create 200 jobs at a new e-commerce distribution centre due to open in Daventry in July.
Royal Mail is to create up to 150 jobs at its new Parcelforce Worldwide distribution centre in Chorley over the next three years.
Transport for Greater Manchester is planning to invest £350m in the expansion of the Metrolink line through Trafford Park, including six new stops.
Jaywing is to create 50 new jobs in Swindon, in order to provide customer support for the CollectPlus parcel service.
Employ Recruitment UK is looking to recruit about 65 truck drivers for its logistics recruitment business in North Staffordshire.
Norwich International Airport has been sold by Omniport to Rigby Group, the owner of Coventry and Exeter airports, for undisclosed terms.
Hermes Parcelnet has acquired a 47,000 sq ft parcel distribution centre at Knowsley Industrial Park.
BMI Regional is planning to expand the 80-strong workforce at its Bristol-based airline by 30%.
Seafield Logistics of Worksop has sold its bulk powder transport division out of administration to Abbey Logistics, while the warehousing division has been acquired by Lomas Distribution.
Charles Kendall Freight has acquired an 11,000 sq ft warehouse at the Boyatt Wood Industrial Estate near Southampton.
Clipper Logistics is to create up to 200 new jobs, having won a contract extension from Tesco to operate an online clothing business from a 400,000 sq ft site in Daventry.
Southampton City Council is to receive plans from Evander Properties to develop a 228,000 sq ft warehouse and office complex on Test Lane, with the creation of 750 jobs.
InPost is planning to expand its nationwide network of 980 parcel delivery lockers to 1,500 by the end of the year.
NFT is considering a number of dockside locations in the South East for a new multi-million pound temperature-controlled distribution centre.
Nippon Express is to set up a 15,000 sq ft warehouse at the Air Cargo Centre at Glasgow Airport.
Clarksons is to set up a 76,000 sq ft shipping office at the Commodity Quay development in London.
Shearings Group, the Wigan-based tour operator with a fleet of 240 coaches, has undergone a management buy-out backed by Lloyds Bank for undisclosed terms.
Goodman Shepherd has unveiled plans to develop a £250m rail freight exchange at Egginton Heath in Derbyshire by 2018, with the creation of up to 7,000 jobs.
Oakland International is investing £1.2m in the expansion of its Redditch-based logistics business, including a 60,000 sq ft cold store and up to 90 new jobs.
Emirates is to relocate the customer service centre of its Dubai-based airline and 400 staff from Wilmslow to a 23,500 sq ft unit at Manchester Business Park.
Braemar Shipping is to merge with ACM Group, the London-based ship broker with 140 staff.
Transport for London is to relocate to a new 250,000 sq ft headquarters at the Olympic Park in London.
Wrightbus is creating 130 jobs at its Antrim-based bus chassis factory, as part of a £14m investment in research and development.
Beacon Rail, the London-based train leasing firm, has been acquired by Pamplona Capital Management for £266m.
CollectPlus is planning to expand its parcel delivery and returns service from 5,500 to 7,500 stores over the next year.
PD Ports is looking to recruit 12 additional workers at South Killingholme in North Lincolnshire.
Luton Airport has won government approval to double in size, with the creation of about 5,000 jobs.
VesselsValue.com is to open a shipping information office in Ryde on the Isle of Wight in July, with the creation of 40 jobs.
JC Payne has acquired Aire Body Care, the truck repair firm with 25 staff in Birmingham and Shipley, for undisclosed terms.
Advanced Supply Chain is looking to create 50 new jobs at its logistics operation in Bradford this year.
IDR Logistics has acquired a 106,000 sq ft warehouse on Dunnings Bridge Road in Liverpool.
Talbot Truck & Trailer is to relocate from Willenhall to Wednesfield over the next few weeks, with the creation of 45 jobs.
Royal Mail is to relocate its Dorcan and Hawksworth delivery offices in Swindon to a new site on Wheatstone Road by July.
Flybe is launching new flights between London City Airport and Exeter, Edinburgh, Belfast, Inverness and Dublin.
NFT Distribution Operations, the Derbyshire-based chilled foods distributor with 2,000 staff at seven sites, has been acquired by private equity firm EmergeVest for £60m.
Bibby Distribution is to open a primary consolidation centre with a 10,000-pallet capacity for Morrisons in Kent, and aims to operate five such sites by mid-2015.
Knorr-Bremse Rail Systems is to expand its 360-strong workforce in Melksham with more than 20 new jobs.
R Swain & Sons has bought the assets of Hallett Silbermann, the Hatfield-based heavy plant haulier, for undisclosed terms.
Hitachi Rail Europe is to build rail maintenance depots in Doncaster and Bristol, having just secured a contract to manufacture carriages in Newton Aycliffe.
Abellio Greater Anglia is to invest £20m in improvements to rail services in East Anglia, having secured an extension to its franchise.
TIP Trailer Services has acquired a 65,000 sq ft vehicle maintenance depot at Simonswood in Lancashire.
Simarco has acquired IFB, the Stoke-based logistics firm with 60 staff, for undisclosed terms.
North West Logistics is planning to build a new 80,000 sq ft warehouse in Hyndburn, with the creation of up to 25 jobs.
Newcastle International Airport is investing £14m in the expansion of its departure lounge over the next year.
Port of Tyne has won approval from South Tyneside Council for a £180m expansion project, including a wood pellet-handling facility and 300 new jobs.
Screwfix Direct has submitted plans to build a 300,000 sq ft distribution centre at Trentham Lakes in Stoke, with the creation of 300 jobs.
DPD is investing £75m in 15 new parcel depots, including three seven-acre hubs in Edinburgh, Cardiff and Exeter.
Great Bear Distribution has acquired a 412,000 sq ft logistics warehouse at LPP Sheffield in South Yorkshire.
Birmingham Airport is planning to expand its workforce from 6,000 to 7,000 this year and to 10,000 by 2020, and an additional 4,000 jobs could be created in the supply chain.
Peterhead Port Authority has unveiled proposals for a £40m upgrade by 2016, including a new fish market.
LondonMetric is to develop a £77m 1m sq ft distribution centre at Islip in Northamptonshire by summer 2015, and Primark is expected to occupy the site.
EasyJet is looking to expand its budget airline operations at Luton Airport and create up to 2,500 jobs, if site improvements are approved by government.
Network Rail is planning to invest £38bn in rail infrastructure over the next five years, including stations, tracks and electrification.
CitySprint has acquired Network Logistics UK, the Birmingham-based logistics firm, taking its nationwide network to 2,500 couriers and 37 service centres.
Babcock International has acquired Avincis, the parent company of Aberdeen-based helicopter operator Bond Aviation, for £920m.
EasyJet is to expand its capacity at Gatwick airport by about 10% over the next year, and may move its operations to the north terminal.
Scottish Government has announced plans for a £170m investment in the rail line between Inverness and Aberdeen, including a new station for Inverness Airport.
Flybe is to base two aircraft at Southend Airport, in order to fly six new routes and create 50 jobs.
Nexus is planning to expand the Tyne & Wear Metro with 20 new stations by 2030.
Spencer Group has acquired a majority stake in Chase Meadow, the Warwickshire-based rail industry signalling consultancy.
Forth Ports is planning a multi-million pound investment at the Port of Burntisland, including a new timber processing facility for Scott Timber.
Hitachi is to transfer the headquarters of its rail business from Japan to London, in order to support its new £82m train manufacturing plant in Newton Aycliffe.
Gateshead Council has approved plans to set up a £5m rail engineering academy at Newcastle College by September 2014.
No 1 Traveller is planning to expand its network of airport lounges, having secured funding of £7m from NVM Private Equity.
Parcelforce is looking to create a further 60 jobs at its new 82,000 sq ft delivery depot in Chester-le-Street over the next three years.
Network Rail has agreed a deal with ABB and UK Power Networks Services for rail electrification work between London and Bristol, with the creation of 100 jobs in Swindon.
CEVA Logistics has acquired a 200,000 sq ft warehouse at Derby Distribution Centre.
Clugston Distribution is to create up to 13 new jobs at its Scunthorpe-based transport business this year, as part of a £2.2m fleet expansion.
Stobart Group has announced a £280m deal to demerge its logistics division to a new company called Eddie Stobart Logistics, including 5,000 staff and 2,300 vehicles.
Stanton Burdett and Portsmouth City Council are looking to raise £100m of government funding to secure the future of shipbuilding in Portsmouth and retain 500 jobs.
East Midlands Airport has unveiled proposals to more than double its passenger numbers to 10m by 2030, with the creation of 7,000 jobs.
Roadtech Cutting Services is to relocate its Cannock-based highway traffic controls business and up to 60 staff to a new 8,600 sq ft unit at Burntwood Business Park in April.
TIP Trailer Services UK has acquired a rental fleet of 420 vehicles from Stockport Truck Centre for undisclosed terms.
HLD Group has acquired DF Services, the Kent-based logistics firm with 50 vehicles.
Dent Company has been bought out of administration by a new company called Dent Logistics, saving 72 jobs at its Cumbria-based haulage business.
Norbert Dentressangle is to recruit up to 300 apprentices at 40 logistics sites across the country over the next few months.
GeoPost UK is to set up a 38,000 sq ft parcel delivery centre at Imperial Way in Reading.
Newcastle International Airport has unveiled proposals for a new £300m business park on its site, including offices, warehouses, hangars and up to 7,000 jobs.
Secured Mail has secured a £5m investment from Next Wave Partners to fund the expansion of its wholesale mail delivery operations in Warrington and Luton.
DPD is to create 50 jobs at a new parcel delivery depot due to open at Fletton Parkway in Peterborough in April.
TNT Post is planning to create 400 additional jobs in London, and four new delivery units will open.
Pollock (Scotrans) has acquired Gilbraith TS, the Blackburn-based transport and storage firm with 50 staff, for undisclosed terms.
Neill & Brown is to open a £2.5m 40,000 sq ft logistics warehouse at Marfleet Environmental Technology Park near Hull in September, with the creation of about 20 jobs.
First Group has unveiled plans to build a new depot for 106 buses at the Hythe in Colchester, with the creation of up to 100 jobs.
Eastern Airways has won a new contract to operate flights between Aberdeen and Sumburgh for BP, with the creation of up to 25 jobs.
Wabtec Rail is to invest £1.5m in the expansion of its railway engineering site in Doncaster, with the creation of up to 200 jobs.
Network Rail has unveiled plans to extend the Heathrow Express rail service with a new 17-mile link to Reading by 2021.
Thanet District Council is considering plans to build a new £7m quay at the Port of Ramsgate, in order to attract cruise ships.
Blueline is to open a taxi training academy in Newcastle this autumn, in a partnership with Northumberland College that will create 200 jobs in the first year.
The University of Huddersfield is to set up a £20m Centre for Innovation in Rail, expanding the research team at its Institute of Railway Research to 40 staff.
North Lanarkshire Council is considering proposals to develop a £250m international rail freight terminal at Mossend, which could create up to 4,900 jobs.
The Port of Dover has unveiled plans to develop a new cargo terminal at Western Docks, with the creation of 600 jobs.
Flybe is to expand its operations at Birmingham Airport, including seven new routes and 50 jobs.
DFDS Logistics has acquired STEF Transport's depots in Bellshill, Aberdeen and Newlyn, with the transfer of 32 staff.
Red Funnel is looking to relocate its ferry terminal and port facilities on the Isle of Wight to Venture Quays and Trinity Wharf by 2020.
Europa Worldwide Logistics is to set up a new 262,000 sq ft distribution centre at Prologis Park in Dartford by 2015, with the relocation of 230 staff from Erith.
Telford & Wrekin Council has submitted proposals for two Ministry of Defence logistics centres at Donnington, including warehouses of 675,000 sq and 200,000 sq ft.
UK Mail is to relocate its postal hub and 450 staff from Birmingham to a 200,000 sq ft site at Ryton in Coventry next year.
Gregory Distribution is looking to recruit up to 20 new drivers at its Cullompton-based haulage depot.
Stagecoach is looking to recruit 30 additional staff for its bus depots in Fife, Angus, Dundee and Perthshire.
Storage King is looking to expand its chain of 23 self-storage centres to 30, having just opened a 54,000 sq ft site in Derby.
TNT Post is planning to create almost 5,000 new jobs in its mail delivery business this year.
The Department for Transport is planning to open a new training college by 2017, in order to develop the skills needed for the proposed HS2 rail network.
QTR Transport has submitted plans to set up a distribution centre at a 50,000 sq ft former hangar at Greenham Business Park near Newbury, with the creation of 110 jobs.
Shoreham Airport is in discussions with Brighton & Hove City Council about a multi-million pound investment in new facilities.
Nexus is to invest £35m in improvements to the Tyne & Wear Metro this year, including track renewal and station facilities.
Lok n Store is to build a £4m 50,000 sq ft self-storage centre at Longwell Green in Bristol, and is also developing new sites in Reading, Southampton and Aldershot.
Impatex, the Hampshire-based supplier of freight forwarding systems, has been acquired by Descartes Systems of Canada for £5.1m.
ICL Agencies UK has announced the relocation of its Liverpool-based shipping business to a 7,000 sq ft office at 12 Princes Dock.