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Royal Mail is to relocate a delivery office from East Croydon to the Wandle Park Trading Estate in Waddon by spring 2014.
Network Rail is to set up its first Doddle parcel collection centre, having acquired a 2,800 sq ft unit at Phoenix House in Milton Keynes.
Stagecoach has acquired Norfolk Green, the bus company with 70 vehicles and 160 staff.
DHL is to set up a 334,000 sq ft logistics warehouse at Swift Valley Park in Rugby in January.
Olleco has acquired Bioco Recycling, the Grantham-based waste collection firm, for undisclosed terms.
TNT Post is planning to launch a nationwide postal delivery service, following trials in London and Manchester.
Chiltern Cold Storage is looking to expand the 200-strong workforce at its Peterborough-based logistics business with an unspecified number of jobs.
Stobart Group has won outline permission to build 310,000 sq ft of warehousing and 9,200 sq ft of office space at Kingmoor Park in Carlisle.
Conygar Investment Company and Road King are planning to build a £5m truck stop and logistics centre at Parc Cybi on Anglesey next year, with the creation of 50 jobs.
Aberdeen International Airport is to invest £13m in the redevelopment of its terminal building by 2017.
Network Rail is planning to invest £50m in the redevelopment of Gatwick Airport's railway station.
Turners of Soham is seeking permission to build a new 128,000 sq ft packing warehouse and coldstore at its site in East Cambridgeshire, with the creation of 50 jobs.
Hoverlink is planning to set up a hovercraft transport link from Blackpool to Liverpool and Wales by 2015, with the creation of up to 50 jobs.
Macduff Shipyards has bought the assets of Buckie Shipyard out of administration, and plans to restart work at the site.
Staffline Group has acquired Magna Recruitment, the Lutterworth-based driving and industrial staffing firm.
Solent Stevedores has acquired the assets of Southampton Fruit Handling, in order to expand its cargo operations at the Port of Southampton.
Europa Worldwide is looking to create 12 sales and customer service jobs at its new transport office in Wakefield.
Driver Hire Group has acquired Infra Safety Services Labour, the provider of labour services to the rail industry with 35 staff and 600 contractors in Derby, Manchester, Stafford and Newport.
Telford & Wrekin Council is discussing proposals for the 1m sq ft development of the Ministry of Defence logistics site at Donnington, which could create up to 700 jobs.
Lancashire County Council is planning to invest £8.3m in improvements to Preston bus station.
RT Keedwell Group has acquired RJ Jones Group, the haulage firm with 120 staff in Holywell, Cardiff, Desborough and Scarborough.
Shearings is investing £10m in the expansion of its Wigan-based fleet, due to rising demand for coach holidays.
First Borders is looking to recruit 20 drivers at its Galashiels-based bus service.
UK Mail is planning to relocate its Birmingham-based logistics hub to a new £10m site at an undisclosed location next year, to make way for the proposed HS2 rail line.
DHL has agreed to set up a 37,000 sq ft logistics hub at a new Enterprise Zone development at Manchester Airport.
EasyJet is to create 200 jobs for pilots and cabin crew at Gatwick Airport, in order to launch a number of new routes.
Kay Transport has acquired the Truro depot of South West Deliveries, including 33 staff.
DOE Planning has approved plans from Lisleen 2012 to develop a £2.5m distribution warehouse for an unnamed company at Sandyknowes Business Park in Newtownabbey by next summer, with the creation of 40 jobs.
Uniserve is to submit plans for a £45m 510,000 sq ft port-related warehouse development on an 11-acre site at Clickett Hill near Felixstowe, with the creation of about 500 jobs.
UCH Logistics is setting up a 20,000 sq ft logistics warehouse at Manchester Airport's World Freight Terminal.
Norbert Dentressangle is looking to recruit 1,000 Christmas staff at its Northamptonshire-based transport business.
Leicester City Council has unveiled new plans for the £13m revamp of the Haymarket bus station by 2015.
Loganair is to relocate to a new 14,000 sq ft headquarters on the Cirrus Business Park at Glasgow Airport early next year.
Grand Central is looking to invest £10m in improvements to its rail services from London to Yorkshire and the North East, if it wins an extension to its contract.
Gregory Distribution is to relocate from Avonmouth to a new 41,000 sq ft warehouse on the Patchway Trading Estate in November.
Royal Mail has acquired a 155,000 sq ft warehouse at the Cross Green Industrial Estate in Leeds on a short term lease.
Yodel is to open a further 13 parcel delivery sites across the country to handle the increased workload over Christmas.
CitySprint has acquired DASH-IT, the Southampton-based courier.
Torque is seeking a suitable location in Yorkshire for a new logistics warehouse, with the creation of a significant number of jobs over the next year.
Panther Warehousing has acquired Hi-Way Express, the Castleford-based delivery firm with a 200,000 sq ft warehouse and 57 staff.
Collett & Sons is to open a new heavy haulage and port facility in Grangemouth in January 2014, in order to handle imported wind turbine components.
Expert Logistics is creating 100 jobs at a new delivery depot in Yaxley, Peterborough.
Alexander Dennis is to relocate some of its Falkirk-based bus manufacturing operations to a new 85,000 sq ft site at Central Business Park.
Gloucester City Council is planning to invest £5m in the revamp of Gloucester bus station next year.
Scottish Government is to support Babcock's £85m proposals to develop a new container terminal at Rosyth.
DHL is to relocate its Hampshire-based parcel delivery depot to a 54,000 sq ft unit at Stoke Park in Eastleigh by the end of the year.
Infratil is to sell Manston Airport in Kent to Lothian Shelf for a nominal sum.
Aspray 24 has acquired three logistics units totalling 18,000 sq ft on the International Trading Estate in Avonmouth.
CitySprint is looking to recruit an additional 300 couriers for the Christmas period.
Caledonian Aviation is to set up a new aircraft recycling facility at Glasgow Prestwick airport by the end of the year, with the creation of up to 30 jobs.
Sendmybag is creating 12 jobs at its County Down-based door-to-door airline baggage service.
City Link is to create 700 seasonal jobs at its Coventry-based parcel logistics business, including vacancies for drivers and warehouse staff.
Jet2 is to create 80 new jobs with the opening of a £9m pilot training academy in Bradford and the transfer of call centre work from South Afric to Leeds.
DHL Express UK is to sell its UK Same Day domestic courier operations to Slough-based Rico Logistics.
Amazon is to open four new regional delivery hubs in the North West, South West, Midlands and Yorkshire in 2014, with the creation of 75 jobs.
TNT Post is to launch a new postal delivery service across Greater Manchester in November, including 11 offices and 1,200 jobs.
Centro and London Midland are to invest £10m in improvements to railway stations across the West Midlands over the next two years.
Delamode has acquired John Shirley, the Dover-based provider of freight forwarding services to the Balkan countries.
Royal Mail is to create up to 200 jobs at its new 100,000 sq ft Parcelforce depot at Beckton in London over the next three years.
Royal Mail is to expand the 72-strong workforce at its Parcelforce depot in Chester-le-Street with 90 new jobs over the next three years.
London City Airport has unveiled plans for a £200m expansion project, including a terminal extension, more aircraft parking and up to 1,500 new jobs.
Harworth Estates has submitted plans to redevelop the Cutacre opencast mine near Bolton into a distribution centre called Logistics North.
Police Service of Northern Ireland is looking to recruit 100 new officers by March and a further 378 the following year.
Norwich International Airport and KLM UK Engineering are setting up an aviation academy to provide training for up to 40 apprentices.
Ryanair is planning to increase its passenger numbers at Stansted Airport in Essex from 13m to 21m by 2023, which could lead to the creation of up to 7,000 jobs.
ProLogis UK is planning to build a speculative 310,000 sq ft distribution centre in Dunstable.
Jet2 is creating 100 new jobs at East Midlands Airport this year, following the launch of four new routes.
Asset Alliance Group has acquired SB Trailers, the Staffordshire-based refrigerated trailer rental firm trading as Total Reefer, for undisclosed terms.
Import Services is to expand its Western Docks distribution centre in Southampton by 700,000 sq ft by next July, in order to handle Chinese toys and create 25 jobs.
CitySprint has expanded its network of 37 delivery service centres with the acquisition of Leeds-based courier UK Express.
Prolog has won permission for revised plans for a £50m warehouse development in Sudbury, with the creation of up to 500 jobs.
DHL is looking to recruit 700 temporary staff at its Kingston Park distribution centre in Peterborough.
Aspray Transport is expanding its operation on the Stakehill Industrial Park in Middleton with a new 25,000 sq ft unit.
Axiom Rail is to create 90 new jobs at its freight maintenance depot in Stoke-on-Trent.
Norbert Dentressangle Logistics has won permission to expand its warehouse on Wrexham Industrial Estate with a new 400,000 sq ft building, with the creation of up to 100 jobs.
DSV has acquired SBS Worldwide, the Dartford-based freight forwarding firm with offices around the world, for undisclosed terms.
ProLogis is to build a 165,200 sq ft warehouse for the Hi Logistics division of LG Electronics at Prologis Park Ryton in the West Midlands.
Network Rail is to set up a 38,000 sq ft warehouse and office at Heartlands Park in Birmingham, as part of the redevelopment of New Street station.
Railcare has been bought out of administration by Knorr-Bremse Rail Systems of Germany, saving 200 jobs at its rail maintenance operations in Glasgow and Milton Keynes.
Swansea Drydocks is to create up to 25 new jobs to work on the recycling of HMS Cornwall this autumn.
Bristow Helicopters has submitted plans to build a £7m aircraft hangar at Caernarfon Airport by 2015, with the creation of up to 35 jobs.
Network Rail is planning to set up a 30,000 sq ft office at the Cottons Centre on London's South Bank, while IT firm FDM Group will take 30,000 sq ft and shirt maker Charles Tyrwhitt 25,000 sq ft.
Jet2 is to create an unspecified number of jobs at a new airline and holidays call centre in Leeds over the next few weeks, in order to transfer the work from South Africa.
Durham Tees Flight Training has acquired St George, the provider of pilot training services at Durham Tees Valley and Newcastle airports.
Monarch Airlines is creating 150 jobs at a new 110,000 sq ft aircraft maintenance centre due to open at Birmingham Airport in November.
Edinburgh Airport has unveiled plans to invest £150m in new facilities over the next five years, including a £25m 64,000 sq ft terminal building.
Europa Worldwide, the Erith-based transport firm with more than 400 staff, has been acquired by a former owner of RH Freight for undisclosed terms.
Norbert Dentressangle is looking to recruit up to 25 truck drivers in Stone, Staffordshire.
Hermes Parcelnet is to acquire a 336,000 sq ft distribution centre at the Prologis park in Tamworth.
Heli Air has acquired Heli North West, the operator of helicopters from Manchester City Airport, as part of a strategy to set up a nationwide network.
Fed Ex has acquired a 38,000 sq ft warehouse at Common Bank industrial estate in Chorley.
Norbert Dentressangle is to open a new 285,000 sq ft transport services facility at Crick in Northamptonshire in 2014, and up to 140 jobs will transfer from its depot in Rowley Regis.
Rix Shipping is planning to develop new warehouse and office space on a 4.5-acre site at Montrose's port, with the creation of 15 jobs.
KLM Engineering has submitted plans for a new aircraft recycling facility at Norwich International Airport.
Newcastle International Airport has unveiled plans to expand its site over the next ten years, including new hangars, a business park and up to 2,000 jobs.
Cumfybus is planning to expand its Lancashire-based bus operations into Manchester, with the creation of 20 jobs.
First Manchester has acquired the Finglands bus service in Manchester from East Yorkshire Motor Services, with the transfer of about 100 staff.
Air Livery has won planning permission to set up a 160,000 sq ft aircraft painting facility at Norwich Aeropark, with the creation of up to 150 jobs.
DHL International is to set up a 62,000 sq ft parcel distribution centre at Park Royal in London.
Ellan Vannin Shipping has unveiled plans to launch a new freight and passenger ferry service between Heysham and the Isle of Man.
Portland Harbour Authority has unveiled plans to build a new £50m ship repair yard in Dorset by 2015, with the creation of 300 jobs.
Belfast International Airport has been acquired by US-based ADC & HAS Airports Worldwide, as part of a £244m deal that includes assets in other countries.
MPS Heavy Haulage has been sold out of administration by FRP Advisory, saving 17 jobs at its Essex-based haulage business.
OSL Rail and Trax are seeking a suitable site in Crewe to set up a new rail training academy, with the creation of up to 100 jobs.
Storetec, the Hull-based document scanning and storage firm with 72 staff, has expanded into a new warehouse and is now seeking additional facilities nearby.
Cobham has acquired the remaining 50% stake in FB Heliservices from joint venture partner Bristow Helicopters for £74m.
DCS Europe is considering plans to build a new 300,000 sq ft distribution centre near its existing site in Stratford-on-Avon over the next five years.
Norbert Dentressangle is to open a new 16,000 sq ft distribution centre with 45 staff on the Crown Industrial Estate in Taunton this month.
Harris Transport is to set up a new 110,000 sq ft warehouse at Eastleigh in Hampshire.
Wincanton is to set up an 85,000 sq ft warehouse at the Marchington Industrial Estate in Staffordshire.
Cardiff Aviation has acquired the European Skybus flight training centre in Bournemouth for undisclosed terms, and will eventually relocate it to St Athan.
Patriot Aerospace Group is to acquire Regional & City Airport Management, the provider of management services at Blackpool and City of Derry Airports, for undisclosed terms.
AC Williams has acquired Southern Holidays of Pointon to create an enlarged Lincolnshire-based coach operator with about 30 vehicles.
Gregory Distribution has bought the business and assets Oxfordshire-based Interoute Transport Services out of administration.
Ballyvesey Holdings has bought the trade and assets of CFT Services, the Heywood-based transport firm.
Kuehne & Nagel is to set up a 60,000 sq ft logistics warehouse at the new Orion Park development in Dagenham later this year.
SCP Transport Consultants is planning to open a new office in Leeds over the next few weeks.
Speed Welshpool is to relocate its Welshpool-based logistics business to a 3.5-acre site at Buttington Quarry in September, with the creation of 20 jobs.
Bedford Borough Council is to build a new £8.8m bus station in Bedford town centre, and work will start next year.
Balfour Beatty has sold its stake in Exeter Airport to Patriot Aerospace for undisclosed terms.
Heli Air has acquired Scotia Helicopters, the Cumbernauld-based helicopter pilot training firm.
Store First is looking to open new storage facilities in Ellesmere Port, Leeds and Wakefield this year.
Cobley Transport is seeking permission to relocate its Leicester-based haulage operation to a new £4m 30,000 sq ft site nearby by 2014.
Perryman's is to create 20 new jobs at its Berwick-based bus operating business, having won a £10m contract from Scottish Borders Council.
Bournemouth Council is looking to develop a new £10m bus and transport hub on an existing car park site in the town centre.
Ryanair has confirmed plans to acquire 175 new Boeing aircraft by 2019, with the creation of 3,000 jobs for pilots, engineers and cabin crew.
Stansted Airport is to invest £80m in the redevelopment of its terminal, including improvements to the departure lounge and security facilities.
London City Airport is looking to recruit 20 additional part-time staff to work in baggage handling and aircraft loading.
Goodman has won planning consent to develop a 569,500 sq ft warehouse at Andover Business Park in Hampshire.
Cardiff Aviation is planning to invest £5m in the expansion of its aircraft maintenance facility, with an increase to the 60-strong workforce.
Belfast Harbour is planning to build a new £7m facility in the Titanic Quarter to handle larger cruise ships.
Gist is recruiting drivers and warehouse staff for its new 70,000 sq ft chilled foods warehouse at Portbury in Somerset.
DPD is creating 125 new jobs at four new parcel delivery depots in Norfolk, Sheffield, Smethwick and Teesside.
Birmingham Airport has unveiled proposals for a second runway, in order to handle up to 70m passengers a year.
Severn Trent is linking up with Goodman and Shepherd to revive plans to develop a £375m 5m sq ft freight hub on a 620-acre site near Etwall in Derbyshire.
Allport Cargo Services has agreed to transfer the ownership of its Specialist Services deliveries business to Bishopsgate Specialist Installations.
Southend Airport is to create up to 300 jobs when its new terminal extension opens later this year.
Vale of White Horse District Council is to receive plans from Diageo Pension Trust to build two distribution warehouses in Sutton Courtenay, which could create up to 2,000 jobs.
City Link is looking to recruit 80 apprentices at its parcel delivery depots and call centres.
Goodman has won planning consent to build a 1.2m sq ft warehouse at the Kingsnorth Commercial Park in Medway, Kent.
Bristow Helicopters is to launch an engineering apprenticeship scheme for its new air search and rescue operations in Caernarfon, Humberside, Inverness, Lee-on-Solent, Manston, Newquay, Prestwick, St Athan, Stornoway and Sumburgh.
Road King is looking to open up to 50 truck stops across the country over the next five years, following the success of its recently-acquired Hollies Truck Stop near Cannock.
Manheim has acquired EVS Online Auctions, the truck and trailer remarketing firm, from EVS Online Auctions for undisclosed terms.
Warrington Borough Council is planning to build a new £9m railway station near Chapelford by 2016.
UTi Worldwide (UK) is to set up a 46,000 sq ft distribution centre at Hams Hall in Birmingham.
Royal Mail is to set up a 111,000 sq ft distribution centre at Beckton in East London.
UK Mail is to invest £20m in automated sorting equipment, in order to improve the efficiency of its parcel delivery service over the next few years.
South Yorkshire Passenger Transport Executive is planning to invest £32m upgrading Sheffield's tram network.
APC Overnight is to set up two parcel delivery warehouses totalling 12,800 sq ft at Piper Court in Blackpool.
Expeditors is to set up a new 15,000 sq ft logistics facility at Glasgow Airport's Air Cargo Centre.
Logan's Executive Travel is to invest £3m in the expansion of its Antrim-based coach travel business, with the creation of 15 jobs.
Bibby Distribution has announced the creation of 100 jobs at its distribution centre in Corby, having won a new contract from food supplier Mizkan.
Swiss Post has acquired the UK-based management services business of Pitney Bowes for undisclosed terms.
Suckling Transport, the Essex-based fuel transport firm, has been acquired by Silvio Bertani Group of Italy for undisclosed terms.
The Department for Transport has announced funding of £18m to build four new railway stations in Ilkeston, Newport, Waltham Forest and Newcourt, Devon, by the end of 2014.
Hermes is relocating its home delivery customer services team to a new 13,500 sq ft unit at Tomlinson House on Yorkshire's Capitol Park.
Pembrey Airport is in discussions with FSH Cargo Management of Belgium about plans to build a new cargo facility at the airport, with the creation of up to 400 jobs.
Patriot Aerospace Group has acquired Newquay-based British International Helicopter Services for undisclosed terms, including 50 staff and 11 helicopters.
Royal Mail is planning to redevelop its delivery office in Croydon with flats and shops, and up to 300 staff will relocate to a new site at Wandle Park.
DPD has confirmed plans to build a £100m 330,000 sq ft parcel distribution centre at Hinckley Commercial Park by 2015, with the creation of up to 1,000 jobs.
Kent County Council is to set up a 110,000 sq ft education supplies warehouse at the New Hythe Commercial Park by the end of the year.
Cheshire West & Chester Council is considering plans from Manchester Ship Canal Company to transform the former Bridgewater Paper Mill site in Ellesmere Port into a port employing up to 500 staff.
Arrow XL is to expand its Wigan-based logistics business this summer, including a 200,000 sq ft distribution centre at Martland Park and a number of new jobs.
Cammell Laird is hoping to create up to 2,000 jobs at its Merseyside shipyard, depending on its success in winning new wind farm construction contracts this autumn.
Rentokil Initial has sold its City Link parcel delivery operation to private equity firm Better Capital for a nominal sum, and £40m will be invested in improvements to the business.
Deben Transport has acquired the assets and business of Elite Transport Services out of administration for undisclosed terms, with the transfer of about 100 staff in Leeds and Manchester.
Harrison Solway Logistics is to expand its warehouse in Hull by 75,000 sq ft, with the creation of ten jobs.
Royal Mail is setting up an 87,000 sq ft parcel delivery warehouse at Prologis Park in Coventry.
Bristol Drivers Solutions, the recruitment agency for driving jobs, has been acquired by Gap Personnel's Driving Force division.
Clipper Logistics is looking to create 750 new jobs at warehouse sites including Leeds, Selby and Burton this year, having won new contracts from Morrisons and SuperGroup.
Roxhill has unveiled plans to build a new 32,000 sq ft parcel sorting depot for GeoPost UK at Alwalton Hill in Peterborough, with the creation of up to 100 jobs.
Kay Transport has acquired King Stag, the Dorset-based road haulage firm licensed to operate ten vehicles.
Addison Lee, the London-based taxi company with 4,000 drivers, has been acquired by private equity firm Carlyle Group for an estimated £300m.
Apple Aviation is to set up a 35,000 sq ft aircraft maintenance facility at Newquay Airport, with the creation of 30 jobs.
Howard Tenens is setting up a 175,000 sq ft distribution centre for its logistics business at Winsford Industrial Park.
Wrightbus is to invest £15m in research and staff training at its Ballymena-based bus manufacturing business, including the development of a new electric vehicle.
Toll Global Forwarding is to relocate from Feltham and Harmondsworth to a new site on the North Feltham Trading Estate at Heathrow in October, including a 50,000 sq ft warehouse and 20,000 sq ft office.
Cherwell District Council has approved plans for a Ministry of Defence distribution centre in Upper Arncott, including a 750,000 sq ft warehouse and up to 2,000 jobs.
Lucketts Travel is to create 25 new driving jobs at its Hampshire-based coach travel business.
Jet2 is to set up a new customer services, finance, IT and HR office at The Mint in Leeds, with the creation of up to 200 jobs.
London Gateway is looking to recruit an initial 300 staff for its new £1.5bn deep-sea container port due to open on the Thames later this year.
William Gilder is planning to relocate its haulage business and 65 staff to a new £1.5m site at Teddington Hands in Tewkesbury.
National Express is creating 20 jobs at a new direct coach service between Luton Airport and London Victoria.
Lydd Airport in Kent has won government approval for the £25m development of a new terminal and runway expansion.
First Group has sold five London bus depots to Metroline and three to Transit Systems Group, in deals worth £80m.
Network Rail is planning to build a new £26m railway station at Rochester in Kent.
UTi Worldwide is acquiring 34,000 sq ft of warehouse space for its freight forwarding business at Stockley Close in Heathrow.
Southampton City Council is seeking bids from the private sector to build and operate a new distribution centre to cut the number of commercial vehicles entering the city.
Breezemount is setting up a 27,000 sq ft home deliveries warehouse at the Opus 9 industrial estate in Warrington.
EFS Group has acquired Logictrans UK, the Lancashire-based haulage firm, for undisclosed terms.
Associated British Ports is to invest up to £100m in new facilities at Immingham, Hull and Goole, with the creation of 100 jobs, in order to handle wood pellet imports for the Drax power station.
The Welsh Government has acquired Cardiff Airport for £52m, in order to boost business travel and tourism.
ByBox Field Support has bought European Collaborative Hi-Tech Organisation out of administration, saving 99 jobs at its Milton Keynes-based logistical support business.
EasyJet is looking to recruit 200 additional pilots to work from its 11 UK airports by 2014.
Bristow Helicopters is to set up a new base at Inverness Airport, having won a ten-year contract to operate search and rescue operations from ten sites nationwide.
ATL is expected to secure approval from South Derbyshire District Council later this month for the expansion of its warehouse facilities in Foston, with the creation of up to 150 jobs.
Ryanair is planning to expand its budget airline by 30% by 2018, having just placed a £10bn order with Boeing for 175 new aircraft.
Selwyns Travel, the bus operator with 200 staff at depots in Runcorn, St Helens and Manchester, has been acquired by RATP of France for undisclosed terms.
Seafield Logistics is creating 40 new jobs in Winsford, having won a distribution contract from Tata Chemicals Europe.
Culina Logistics is setting up a new 212,000 sq ft warehouse at Cabot Park in Bristol.
RJ Jones Haulage has been bought out of administration by RJ Jones Group, saving 145 jobs at its Flintshire-based transport business.
Kuehne & Nagel is to expand its operations at the Heywood Distribution Park in Manchester with an additional 42,000 sq ft facility.
Worldwide Flight Services is to create 20 jobs at Manchester Airport, having won a ground handling contract from Turkish Airlines.
Mersey Docks & Harbour Company is seeking a contractor to build the £60m first phase of a wood pellet storage facility by September 2014.
Goodman has won planning permission for a 415,000 sq ft warehouse at the Centrum 100 Business Park in Burton-on-Trent.
Network Rail is planning to invest £8.6m in the transformation of Newcastle Central station, including a new shopping area.
Oakland International is planning to expand the workforce at its Redditch-based chilled foods logistics business from 200 to 280 by 2014.
Smiths News is to set up a 20,000 sq ft newspaper distribution centre at the Alchemy Business Park in Knowsley.
Lancashire County Council is linking up with two other councils to create a new body called Transport for Lancashire, which will invest £35m in new road and rail projects over the next four years.
Royal Mail has won permission to set up a new Parcelforce depot in Rotherham, with the creation of 170 jobs.
Goodman has won permission to build three warehouse units totalling 232,000 sq ft at the New Hythe Commercial Park in Kent.
TRL is to acquire Appia Infrastructure Solutions, the Doncaster-based highways consultancy, in order to expand in the asset management market.
Stocktons is setting up a 32,000 sq ft furniture distribution centre at the Bredbury Industrial Park in Stockport.
CitySprint has acquired Sameday UK, the Warrington-based courier firm.
Kuehne & Nagel is to set up a 200,000 sq ft B&Q distribution warehouse at the Hilton Business Park in Derbyshire.
Virgin Atlantic has unveiled details of its new Little Red domestic airline service, with the launch of daily flights from Manchester, Edinburgh and Aberdeen to Heathrow.
Amey is to set up a new Traffic Scotland control centre in Queensferry this spring, with the creation of an initial nine jobs and the relocation of other staff from Glasgow.
Clugston Distribution is investing £1.5m in the expansion of the fleet at its Scunthorpe-based transport business, with the creation of ten jobs.
Royal Mail is to set up a 17,500 sq ft unit at Tomlinson Point in Leyland.
A Davies Transport is to relocate to a larger 55,000 sq ft warehouse and workshop near Barnsley in May.
Gregory Distribution has acquired Philson Haulage, the Chichester-based transport firm with 56 staff, for undisclosed terms.
Laidlaw Interiors is to set up a 120,000 sq ft warehouse at The Hub in Witton, Birmingham.
Durham Tees Valley Airport has announced the creation of a new aircraft storage and dismantling facility by Sycamore Aviation in a 45,000 sq ft hangar.
Nexus has secured an additional government investment of £23m to expand the Tyne & Wear Metro system over the next three years, with the creation of 60 jobs.
Chiltern Cold Storage is expanding its ambient storage warehouse in Peterborough by 20,000 sq ft.
Expert Logistics is setting up a home delivery depot on a 1.3-acre site in Garforth, Leeds, with the creation of 70 jobs.
Prestwick Airport is looking to create 50 new jobs this summer.
Transol Worldwide Logistics has been sold out of administration to TWL Logistics, saving nine jobs in Coventry.
Heathrow Airport is to invest a further £3bn in infrastructure improvements over the next five years, including the completion of the new Terminal 2 and a new baggage system.
Swanage Railway has won a £1.5m government grant to launch a new service to the main line at Wareham by 2015, with the creation of ten jobs, and other projects nationwide will also benefit from the Coastal Communities Fund.
Montgomery Transport Group has acquired Bird's Groupage Services, the haulage firm with depots in Birmingham and Ballycare.
ProLogis is seeking permission to transform the former Visteon Radiator site in Basildon into a distribution centre, with the creation of 300 jobs.
Marshall Group is to introduce scheduled flights from Cambridge Airport this spring, in order to benefit from the Silicon Fen business community.
EasyJet is to create 330 new pilot jobs at airports across the country this year.
Menlo Worldwide Logistics is setting up a 167,000 sq ft warehouse at Temple Normanton in Derbyshire.
Network Rail is planning to recruit up to 85 advanced apprentices this year.
TAG Transport has been bought out of administration by a new company called Diamond Distribution, saving 26 jobs at its Croydon-based transport business.
ProLogis is planning a £150m warehouse development at Appleby Lodge in Wellingborough, which could create 2,500 jobs.
DBL Logistics is investing £2m in a new 33,000 sq ft distribution centre on Tinsley Park Road in Sheffield.
Burgess Marine has acquired Testbank, the ship repair firm with 70 staff at its main site in Southampton, for undisclosed terms.
The Department for Transport has unveiled the preferred route for phase two of the HS2 high-speed rail network, including five stops at Manchester, Manchester Airport, Nottingham, Sheffield and Leeds.
Isles of Scilly Steamship Company is planning a multi-million pound investment in its air and sea links from Cornwall, with the creation of 50 jobs.
Edinburgh Airport is to invest £15m in the expansion of its international routes, in order to share commercial risks with some of its airlines.
Rotala has acquired bus depots in Kidderminster and Redditch from First Group for £1.5m, with the transfer of 120 staff.
Dnata has agreed a deal with Airport Industrial Property Unit Trust to set up a new 205,000 sq ft cargo handling facility at Heathrow.
OJ Jones & Sons has submitted plans to build a new haulage depot and waste recycling facility near the Penamser Business Park in Porthmadog, employing 20 staff.
Llanbedr Airfield Estates is to proceed with plans to set up an airline dismantling and testing facility at its former airfield in North Wales, with the creation of 60 jobs.
Signature Flight Support is to create up to 100 jobs at Luton Airport by 2015, as part of a £20m investment in new terminal facilities.
Manchester Airports Group is to acquire Stansted Airport in Essex from Heathrow Airport Holdings for £1.5bn.
Legal & General Property and Barwood are to submit plans to build two warehouses of 555,000 sq ft and 100,000 sq ft at the South Lancashire Industrial Estate near Wigan.
Monarch Airlines is expecting up to 200 new jobs to be created when it establishes a new base at Leeds Bradford Airport this year.
Hamiltons Removals is to set up a 100,000 sq ft storage facility at Aldeby Business Park near Beccles.
NCP, the car park operator, is to set up a £1.7m national customer call centre at NML House in Manchester in April, with the creation of 100 jobs.
Stagecoach is to invest £75m in the purchase of new buses and coaches, and the Alexander Dennis plant in Falkirk will build 351 of the vehicles.
Forth Ports has signed a joint venture with Roxhill Developments to build a 70-acre distribution park at the Port of Tilbury, with the creation of up to 1,100 jobs.
Network Rail has unveiled plans to invest £37bn in the expansion of the railways between 2014 and 2019, in order improve capacity and train punctuality.
The Pallet Network is to build a new 367,000 sq ft warehouse at Prologis Park Midpoint in the West Midlands by the end of the year.
Helioslough has won government approval to build a £400m rail freight terminal at Radlett aerodrome near St Albans.
Bond Offshore Helicopters is to create up to 15 jobs at Humberside Airport, having won a £37m contract with Perenco Oil & Gas.