Barbeque manufacturer Weber Stephen has awarded a national distribution contract to Yusen Logistics. Yusen will run the contract out of its 319,000ft² site in Wellingborough, Northamptonshire, and will deliver products to retailers including John Lewis, DIY retailers, specialist outlets and independent garden centres. The US-based firm, which manufactures barbeques, charcoal and barbeque parts, chose Yusen as it was able to reduce delivery times for Weber in some regions, as well as improve operations. It said it also chose it on […]
Wines and spirits supplier Pernod Ricard Group has renewed its UK warehousing and distribution contract with Wincanton, extending their relationship by five years.
A huge surge in demand for wine and other alcohol during the lockdown had seen orders for some clients rising by more than 7,000%, according to Johnston Logistics UK.
Plymouth-based Global Garden Products (GGP) has extended its contract with Wincanton, which will take the partnership to a decade. Wincanton has provided warehousing and distribution for the manufacturer’s powered garden products since 2003, delivering to the main B&Q DCs, and direct to GGP retailers nationwide. The contract is run from Wincanton’s Rothwell depot in Leeds. Wincanton manufacturing MD Chris Kingshott said: “This latest contract extension will bring our partnership up to the 10 year mark- a tremendous milestone of which […]