Yusen Logistics said a series of new business wins and a client base in recession proof markets will help it boost turnover by £20 million year-on-year in the UK. Chief executive Ian Veitch said: “It is fair to say it has been a challenging year for the industry. We are about a week from year end and unless there is a serious pick-up it has been quite a good year for us. Veitch expects Yusen to finish the year £20 […]
Yusen Logistics has won a distribution contract with white goods manufacturer Glen Dimplex Home Appliances (GDHA). The contract will see the firm make daily collections from GDHA’s national distribution centre in Stoke-on-Trent and deliver domestic products, including brands such as Belling and Stoves, to retailers nationwide, visiting each postcode twice or three times per week. It will also deliver industrial products, such as fridges, to hospitals and healthcare centres. “Our previous logistics solution gave us only one delivery per postcode […]
Logistics firms have won millions of pounds in new and extended contracts this year from retailers and manufacturers based in the UK and beyond. Here is Motortransport.co.uk’s top 10 contract wins of 2012. Ceva Logistics wins five year Silentnight home delivery contract In June, Ceva revealed that it had won a five-year contract delivering beds for Silentnight Group, taking over from three separate logistics companies. It will make over 70,000 deliveries a year from Silentnight’s manufacturing plants in Cumbria and […]
Gefco UK has renewed its three year contract with Honda Motor Europe Logistics, the sister arm of Honda.