Allport Cargo Services is to relocate its less-than-container load (LCL) deconsolidation service to the port of Felixstowe after signing a three-year contract with PD Portcentric Logistics. It plans to move all of its LCL deconsolidation operations, currently at Tilbury, into a 500,000ft² site operated by PD Portcentric Logistics. Allport then intends to use the Tilbury site for other services. Allport’s sea freight operations director Russell Lawrence said: “The consolidation service will benefit greatly by operating out of this strategically selected […]
This year, 3PLs have won millions in new and renewed business from retailers, manufacturers and service providers in the UK and beyond; some more business than others. Motortransport.co.uk takes a look at 2013’s top contract wins.
Miniclipper Logistics has expanded its operations and vehicle fleet due to increased demand for warehousing from existing customers, as well as new business wins. The operator has taken on an 87,000ft² warehouse a mile from its main base in Leighton Buzzard, Bedfordshire, boosting its overall warehousing capacity to 200,000ft². Jayne Masters, sales director at Miniclipper, said it had taken on the 15-year lease following an increasing appetite from both existing and new customers for storage space. She said the company, […]
Wincanton has delivered a “boringly predictable” set of results for the six months to 30 September 2013, with group turnover down 1.6% at £542.3m and operating profit up 2.1% to £24.2m compared with the same period last year.