Sainsbury’s has said its supply chain in the capital is almost fully operational again, after a fire at its Charlton DC last week. A spokesman for Sainsbury’s told MT that the fire, which damaged six trucks and a part of the centre itself, did have“some impact” on deliveries to stores across London. The spokesman said: “We worked hard to minimise disruption to make sure we kept availability as strong as possible for our customers. Most stores are back up to […]
Construction products manufacturer British Gypsum has entered into a new contract with DHL for the distribution of plaster products from its site at Barrow upon Soar, Leicestershire. DHL will transport all deliveries from the site to customers across the UK, handling up to 130 full loads a day.
Wincanton will be back in the black this financial year as the group’s extensive restructuring and disposals programme bears fruit. Wincanton chief executive Eric Born tells MT: “When [we] started this programme we said it would take two years to arrest the decline. We are bang on track. It’s absolutely what I’m expecting.” A year of restructuring and disposals saw it sell its European operations to focus on the UK and Ireland, dispose of its 20% shareholding in Culina Logistics […]
Norbert Dentressangle has won a new three-year contract from Premium Timber Products to deliver goods to customers throughout the UK and Ireland. The multi-million pound contract will see ND pick up timber and PVCU products including doors, decking and shelving from Premium Timber’s 140,000ft² warehouse in Somerset and its 160,000ft² warehouse in West Yorkshire and deliver to over 300 sites a week throughout the UK and Ireland, including the Isle of Man and Channel Islands. Deliveries will be made to […]