Container specialist Pentalver has relocated to a new, larger site at the Port of Tilbury as it expands its empty container storage service. The 8.5 acre depot, titled ’45 Berth’, is the sole provider of empty container storage on the perimeter road side of the Essex port. It has increased capacity for cargo handling, 40 reefer points and a fully automated booking system. Perry Glading, chief operating officer at Port of Tilbury owners Firth Ports, said: “We are delighted […]
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.
Elite Transport Services has filed a proposal for a company voluntary arrangement (CVA) with Manchester County Court, ahead of a creditors meeting on Friday (8 February).
Wincanton has extended its relationship with B&Q, in a deal that sees it handling inbound container logistics as well as planning deliveries across the DIY chain’s national network. The operator, which has managed B&Q’s horticulture distribution for several years, became its sole UK ports-to-distribution centre provider earlier this year. It will handle 15,000 containers a year for B&Q as a result, and by moving a quarter by rail, estimates a CO2 saving of 3,400 tonnes year. Wincanton has also since […]