Seafood company Young’s has extended its relationship with ACS&T Logistics for three years. ACS&T has held a storage and distribution contract with the firm’s foodservice division since the early 1990s. It aims to reduce mileage by cross docking the majority of its deliveries at ACS&T’s Wolverhampton site, by using planning software to identify which orders require cross docking. The firm, which has four operating centres in Wolverhampton, Grimsby, Scarborough and Tewksbury also sends daily stock reports to the seafood supplier […]
Brit European Transport is investing in a fleet of 24 new dual-fuel vehicles to service a contract with long-term customer and construction equipment manufacturer JCB. The firm, which has worked with JCB for 15 years, has just signed a new five-year deal with optional two-year extension to distribute finished JCB products from production sites in Staffordshire to dealers and export ports around the country. The dual-fuel trucks, all Mercedes-Benz Actros diesel/compressed natural gas (CNG) 6×2 tractive units, are being brought […]
Wincanton Logistics has strengthened its ties with Sainsbury’s following the award of a major warehousing and distribution deal with the supermarket giant. The three-year contract to handle the majority of business for Sainsbury’s Local convenience stores across London is a welcome boost for the South-west operator following the recent loss of a £100m contract with electrical retailer Comet. Sainsbury’s will be building a new distribution centre in Thameside, south east London to handle the work, which is due to start […]
Palletways has struck a major logistics support deal with Rochford Garden Machinery. The pallet network will deliver goods on behalf of the garden machinery distributor to garden centres and retailers across the country.