Wincanton’s contract logistics business “is continuing to perform robustly”, it has said, while the company was hit by low volumes in its container business. The first quarter of 2013 saw the operator open a convenience store DC for Morrisons and a similar operation for Sainsbury’s, both serving the London area, the firm revealed in a trading update today (4 April). The trading update, which was issued ahead of its results for the year ended 31 March 2013, also revealed that […]
DHL Supply Chain has secured a five-year contract to manage the warehousing and distribution of aftermarket parts for Volvo Cars.
Wincanton has revealed the full details of its warehousing contract with fashion retailer SuperGroup, which it began working on late last year. The logistics giant is part way through a two-year deal with SuperGroup to operate a distribution warehouse at Gloucester Business Park. The group, owner of fashion chain SuperDry, is investing £1.5m to develop the new hub following the transfer of its retail distribution operations from a neighbouring Barnwood warehouse. Wincanton stepped in late last year to help SuperGroup […]
After unveiling double-digit rises in turnover and profit, Turners (Soham) has continued on the upward curve by securing a new five-year contract with Omya UK, one of the country’s leading producers of calcium carbonate. The deal for the management and movement of fine powder products, includes a Turners’ team based at Omya’s site at Melton near Hull operating a specialised fleet of 30 trucks and 40 pressurised tankers. The Newmarket, Suffolk-based operator has been working with Omya since 2006, delivering […]