Bibby Distribution has won a warehousing and distribution contract with coffee company Lavazza. The new contract, which will see the operator deliver coffee, biscuits, chocolates, crockery and promotional materials, will be run out of Bibby’s multi-user warehouse in Stoke-on-Trent. Around 160 orders per week will be packed and delivered to Lavazza’s food service customers, including independent and chain coffee shops, bars, restaurants and caterers. Lavazza chose Bibby as it was able to reduce order lead times from five to three […]
Connect Group has secured an extension to its major distribution contract with Daily Mirror publisher Reach.
Clipper Logistics is set to create around 200 new jobs after landing a three-year deal with John Lewis to provide additional e-commerce and store replenishment services from its Bardon distribution centre, near Leicester. The contract, which will run for a minimum of three years, is an extension of a temporary arrangement between the two firms which saw Clipper provide e-commerce and store replenishment over the Christmas period last year. Set to go live later this month, the deal sees Clipper […]
Maritime Transport has created two new director positions to handle distribution and container transport at the firm. Simon Smart and David Boomer, both previously operations directors at the firm, have become MD, container transport and MD, containers respectively. Maritime says the appointments were required to strengthen senior management at the firm and provide focus on two of its key areas of business. John Williams, group MD, says: “These promotions have been made to create the next generation of Managing Directors […]