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Wincanton wins £60m Dairy Crest renewal

June 19, 2012 Hayley Pink

Wincanton has won a £60m, three-year milk distribution renewal with Dairy Crest, which will extend the firms’ partnership to 21 years of working together. The deal will see the logistics giant collecting milk from more than 600 farms across southern England and Wales and transporting it, via a 100-strong fleet, to four Dairy Crest dairies. Mike Sheldon, milk procurement director at Dairy Crest, says Wincanton was chosen to continue as delivery partner due to its commitment to providing continuous efficiencies […]

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Ceva renews Trinity Mirror distribution contract

June 12, 2012 Christopher Walton

Ceva Logistics has renewed its contract with newspaper publishers Trinity Mirror for five years, building on a ten-year relationship between the two parties. As part of the contract Ceva makes 33,000 deliveries of the Daily Mirror and Sunday Mirror to Trinity Mirror’s wholesaler network each year. Jon Evans, Ceva’s senior general manager for business development, consumer, retail and media, says: “We are delighted to extend the relationship based on our proven and consistent levels of performance. “By identifying significant improvement […]

SJ Bargh
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SJ Bargh wins Dairy Crest contract renewal

June 8, 2012 Chris Druce

SJ Bargh has revealed another win in the dairy sector, with the news that it has renewed its contract with Dairy Crest. It comes a week after the business revealed it had signed its first totally organic milk collection contract with the Organic Milk Suppliers Cooperative. The contract extension sees SJ Bargh collecting both ordinary and organic milk from farms in Dairy Crest’s North Midland’s milk field. The deal builds on an eight year relationship between the two parties. The […]

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SJ Bargh wins organic milk contract

May 30, 2012 Chris Druce

SJ Bargh has signed its first entirely organic milk contract with the Organic Milk Suppliers Cooperative (Omsco) The three-year deal will see the logistics company collecting around 50 million litres of milk a year from farms in Central England, North Wales, Lancashire and Yorkshire. The operation, which began last month, is based at SJ Bargh’s Endon depot near Stoke-on-Trent. While the company already delivers more than 3 million litres of milk each day, the contract brings new challenges as organic […]

Fowler Welch vechile with Winterbotham's Uneartherd branded Fiat
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Fowler Welch wins new foodservice contract

May 30, 2012 Chris Druce

Fowler Welch has won a contract with foodservice and retail food supplier Winterbotham Darby. The contract, the value of which was not disclosed, will see Fowler Welch store, pick and dispatch in excess of 5 million cases per year from its facility at  Paddock Wood,  Kent. Ian Render, operations manager at Winterbotham Darby, says: “We run an intensive operation which places high demands on the supply chain. We were looking for a distribution partner who could meet, and surpass, our […]

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DSV seals deal with ATS Euromaster

May 29, 2012 Hayley Pink

DSV has awarded a three-year contract to ATS Euromaster to service the  tyres on its 7,000-strong European trailer fleet. The deal will see ATS Euromaster’s mobile technicians provide routine inspections and follow-up maintenance work on around 1,000 DSV trailers travelling into and out of the UK every day. Technicians will work across DSV’s 19 UK depots, as well as inspecting tyres at seafreight terminals as trailers enter the country. A roadside rapid response service will also be included in the […]

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Norbert Dentressangle extends Vauxhall contract

May 28, 2012 Christopher Walton

Norbert Dentressangle has signed a three-year contract extension with Vauxhall Motors for the overnight distribution of parts. ND has worked with Vauxhall for 12 years and the extension sees the operator deliver parts to 300 Vauxhall and Chevrolet retailers across the UK. ND has also spent £1m on 35 new trailers serving the contract, which sees it collect orders from Vauxhall’s parts distribution centre in Luton for onward delivery direct to retailers overnight. Peter Durham, warehouse operations manager at Vauxhall […]

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Wincanton builds supply chain for SuperGroup

May 24, 2012 Hayley Pink

Wincanton has revealed the full details of its warehousing contract with fashion retailer SuperGroup, which it began working on late last year. The logistics giant is part way through a two-year deal with SuperGroup to operate a distribution warehouse at Gloucester Business Park. The group, owner of fashion chain SuperDry, is investing £1.5m to develop the new hub following the transfer of its retail distribution operations from a neighbouring Barnwood warehouse. Wincanton stepped in late last year to help SuperGroup […]

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Norbert wins 10-year renewal with Shop Direct Group

May 21, 2012 Hayley Pink

Norbert Dentressangle (ND) has won a 10-year contract renewal with Shop Direct Group (SDG) for the warehousing of its ‘two-man delivery’ products. The logistics giant will be responsible for the receipt, inspection, picking, dispatch and returns management of products requiring two-man delivery, such as furniture and white goods. Distribution will be handled by parcels firm Yodel. The furniture operation is based at ND’s warehouse in Wrexham, North Wales and the white goods operation at a second site at Hooton, near […]

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DHL Supply Chain signs £75m contract extension with BP

May 18, 2012 Derren Hayes

DHL Supply Chain has won a six-year contract extension, worth some £75m, with BP’s UK Convenience Retail business. Under the contract, DHL will provide warehousing and distribution services to BP’s 350 company-owned forecourts across the UK, handling 19 million cases per year of 1,400 product lines. DHL also provides frontline support on order and delivery queries for BP’s company owned stores. DHL has been working on the contract for eight years, and the new deal extends the relationship until 2018. […]