Wincanton has won a six year warehousing and distribution contract with Basmati rice producer Tilda. The contract covers collection from Tilda’s two production sites in Rainham, Essex and storage at Wincanton’s shared-user site in nearby West Thurrock. The firm will also pick and distribute products by the case and pallet to Tilda’s customers across the UK and Europe using dedicated vehicles, its own fleet and subcontractors. It will also manage shipping to the USA. Tilda chose Wincanton as it shared […]
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 […]
Plastic Omnium Auto Exterior has extended its contract with Bibby Distribution for a further three years. The contract has grown to include transport from the firm’s new facility in Edison Road, Hams Hall, in addition to warehousing and transport between its manufacturing plants in Measham, Derbyshire, and Faraday Road, Hams Hall. Bibby Distribution also delivers finished products to car manufacturers across the West Midlands and Cheshire. The operator runs fifteen vehicles on behalf of Plastic Omnium Auto Exterior. It also […]
Suttons Tankers, part of Suttons Group, said it is in its “best interests” to walk away from its eight-year relationship with British Sugar when its contract expires later this year.