Flooring manufacturer Ardex has renewed its distribution contract with Welch’s Transport for another three years.The firm has extended its original two year contract until December 2015 in a £2m deal. The contract is currently run out of Welch’s depot in Stapleford, Nottinghamshire. Welch has invested in two new Ardex-liveried Renault Premiums to pull its new trailers, also in the manufacturer’s livery, expanding its previous dedicated fleet of one 18-tonne rigid and two tractor units. Welch’s Transport MD Jim Welch said: […]
Hermes has won a three-year contract with mail order clothing retailer Chums to handle over 250,000 home deliveries a year.
Two-man delivery firm Panther has invested £1m in new vehicles and premises to handle increased demand from new contracts. As a result from changing its model from general haulage to next day two-man delivery in 2010, it has attracted£9m in new business this year, including homeware retailers such as Bathstore, TC office furniture and Worldstores. To handle the increase in volumes it has taken on 45 Luton-bodied Renault vans this year and plans to add another 30 to its fleet […]
Tesco has revealed that its UK distribution operation has achieved the group’s five-year goal of halving the emissions per case of goods transported. The supermarket’s distribution operation handles 65% of all cases delivered across the global business It has done this by following its ‘F plan’, which has seen emissions per case of goods drop from 0.14kg of CO2 to 0.07kg of CO2. The key components of the strategy are: • Fuller cages and pallets. • Fuller trucks and containers. […]