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 […]
TNT Express has won a two-year contract with aircraft engine manufacturer MTU Aero Engines which includes the delivery of parts to an engine manufacturer in the UK.
Culina Logistics has won a chilled warehousing and primary distribution contract with Gu Desserts, part of the Noble Foods Group. The Shropshire logistics firm says it won back the Gu Desserts business, which was a previous customer of Culina, due to a collaborative arrangement splitting operations between the food manufacturer’s Walthamstow site and its own Haverhill DC. Simon Grant, supply chain manager at Gu Desserts, says: “Culina was able to demonstrate the various positive opportunities available in the redesign of […]
Acumen Logistics Group subsidiary Acumen Distribution has opened a new 50,000ft² warehouse in Halewood, Liverpool, on behalf of an automotive parts supplier. The warehouse, close to Junction 6 of the M62, incorporates just under 2,000 pallet positions and a bulk storage area. It will handle bulk inbound components and deliver parts on a sequenced, just-in-time basis to a nearby car seat manufacturing plant. The new site will be operated by a combined warehouse and logistics team of 13, which includes […]