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 […]
BVG Airflo has awarded a two-year parcel delivery contract for two of its home, clothing and footwear brands to Hermes.
Motor Transport, in partnership with the BVRLA, is currently compiling its annual CV Informer research, a comprehensive report on the commercial vehicle rental, leasing and contract hire sector. Close to 200 companies involved in the rental and leasing of trucks, trailers and vans took part in last year’s research. This year we want to capture every single business in the sector. Every participant will receive a report of the full research results, with a key statistics section highlighting how their […]
Frozen food storage and distribution business Reed Boardall Group says it has extended cold store capacity at its 55-acre site in Boroughbridge, North Yorkshire, to 142,000 pallets with a new 102,000ft² building that incorporates 14 additional loading docks. The new store, which opened in October, has cost the firm around £14m but increases its total pallet capacity by around 30%, said Garry Tilburn, MD of Reed Boardall Cold Storage. “We were struggling for space before,” he admitted. It has been […]