Howard Tenens has won a five-year contract extension from Costa Coffee and will continue to manage the ingredient supply chain for its Costa Express and Costa ‘Proud to Serve’ businesses. The operator won its initial contract with the coffee chain’s self-service operation, Costa Express, in 2012. This has now been extended to include transport for Costa Proud to Serve coffee outlets, it revealed at Multimodal yesterday (30 April). It will continue to collect ingredients from the firm’s supplier and deliver […]
With UK banks under constant fire for failing to lend to British businesses, it is refreshing to talk to a banker who is positively eager to work with UK operators. Graham Winslet is sales director of BNP Paribas Rental Solutions, a wholly-owned subsidiary of BNP Paribas, one of the strongest banks in the world (rated AA by Standard & Poor’s). He is responsible for growing the CV contract hire business, which currently owns around 15,000 CVs in France and the UK.
Brit European Transport is investing in a fleet of 24 new dual-fuel vehicles to service a contract with long-term customer and construction equipment manufacturer JCB. The firm, which has worked with JCB for 15 years, has just signed a new five-year deal with optional two-year extension to distribute finished JCB products from production sites in Staffordshire to dealers and export ports around the country. The dual-fuel trucks, all Mercedes-Benz Actros diesel/compressed natural gas (CNG) 6×2 tractive units, are being brought […]
Norbert Dentressangle (ND) has won a new three-year contract with motor fuels supplier Harvest Energy.