Is it a 3PL? Is it a 4PL? No it’s a 3.5PL. Steve Hobson talks to national consortium Jigsaw about its alternative haulier partner model. Jigsaw is a consortium of 11 regional, mainly family- owned hauliers that operates as a national network for customers that need a UK and Ireland-wide ser vice but for whom the large 3PLs are not a natural cultural fit. Owned by its largest partner CM Downton, Jigsaw employs 70 staff and this year is expected […]
White goods manufacturer Indesit has extended its UK national bulk transport contract with Jigsaw in a deal worth £15m.
Former Bibby Distribution head of business development, David Hutchings, has been appointed to the newly created role of head of business development at Gloucestershire-based CM Downton. Downton, which won the Motor Transport Haulier of the Year Award in June and has doubled its turnover in the last three years, says Hutchings will be key to achieving its targets for further growth. Prior to joining Bibby, Hutchings held senior business development roles at Wincanton and Christian Salvesen.
Eleven strong haulier consortium Jigsaw has won a contract with food manufacturer Kellogg’s to handle less-than-truck-load volumes.