Stepping into the New Year

Local logistics boss takes on charity walking challenge

Neil Powell, managing director at Daventry-based logistics firm The NX Group, is swapping the road for the pavement as he takes on an epic walking challenge to raise money for Motor Neurone Disease Association (MNDA).

Neil will be kick starting the company’s 2023 charity efforts by walking 15,000 steps every day (31) during January to raise money to fund vital research, care and support for people affected by motor neurone disease.

MNDA has been The ...

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What have we been up to in 2022?

Here we take a look at some of the highlights for The NX Group over the last year.

Q1

The first part of the year saw a huge increase in the stock holding requirements of some key customers, impacted by the unprecedented costs of container shipping and the post covid stresses on far east manufacturing delays and uncertainties.

The clamour for more space was felt on a weekly basis – expanding walls would have been a fantastic invention at this point!

Lack of clarity ...

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Gearing up for a busy black Friday and Christmas

With Black Friday (25 November) and Cyber Monday (28 November) just days away, and the Christmas period hot on its heels, our staff are preparing for the annual spike in demand for our warehousing, distribution and ecommerce services.

The once-a-year bargain bonanza sees retailers slash prices on many of their products and with consumers watching their budgets, these deals are sure to prove popular and will mark the start of the festive shopping rush.

Operating a Closed Pallet Network, ...

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Malawi Cycle Challenge Update

African cycle challenge raises over £213,000 for transport charity Transaid

Our non-executive director, Dave Howorth has recently returned from his epic cycle challenge in Malawi. Covering 600km in 39 degree heat, it was one of the toughest challenges to date but Dave’s hard work paid off as he personally raised £4,400 for the charity.

40 riders ...

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Supply Chain Solutions – Customer Case Study

Celebrating our one year anniversary with Secretlab

This month sees the one year anniversary of our work with gaming chair manufacturer, Secretlab.

Secretlab approached The NX Group looking for a solution for its UK distribution along with warehousing and fulfilment – all with a highly specific service level requirement. NX proposed a  bespoke package to address these specific needs and were excited to be awarded the contract. 

As we come to the end of our first year working together, ...

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SWAPPING 18 WHEELS FOR TWO

Local logistics consultant prepares for 600km charity cycle ride across Malawi

Dave Howorth, non-exec director at Daventry-based logistics firm The NX Group, is preparing to take part in his fourth Cycle Challenge across southern Malawi to raise money for transport charity Transaid.

Dave Howorth meeting the locals who benefit from Transaid support

The African cycle ...

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One Year Anniversary of New Base for The NX Group

New Northampton Hub Covers Prime Locations for UK Logistics

There have been a few changes within the NX Group in the last twelve months as we moved our head office and main operations site to Mustang Park in Daventry.

Still based in the East Midlands, our Northamptonshire distribution hub is a prime location for logistics in the UK.  Classed as the Golden Triangle of Logistics, the area has close proximity to the major road and rail networks. Many key retailers also operate ...

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Top Level Security for our New Fleet

TSR 1 secure fleet – ensuring your goods are safe in our hands

Here at The NX Group we continually invest in our transport fleet to ensure we keep ahead of the game for all levels of security on our vehicles, to be able to distribute your goods safely and securely via our bespoke closed pallet network.

Some of the features of our dedicated fleet include:

  • – 71 plate vehicles
  • – A broad mixture of ...
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NX scores again at the King Power Stadium

The NX Group has once again secured their Executive Box for the upcoming 2022/2023 Premier League season.

The company has had a presence at Leicester City’s King Power stadium for a number of years now, on and off the pitch. With exclusive use, the Executive Box provides an enhanced matchday experience for the company’s directors, their customers, suppliers and invited guests, as well as cementing the association between company and club.

Neil Powell, Managing Director at The NX ...

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