Potter Logistics has won a 30-year rail freight contract with waste and recycling company SITA UK. In a deal worth more than £20m, Potter Logistics will handle the transport of over 430,000-tonnes of residual household waste from its rail freight terminal at the Knowsley Industrial Estate in Knowsley, Merseyside. The waste will be transferred by rail to SITA’s site in Teesside, which turns landfill waste into energy. SITA chose Potter Logistics’ site from six possible rail freight terminals in the […]
The CV Informer 2015 survey is now live as Motor Transport, in partnership with the BVRLA, compiles its annual report on the commercial vehicle rental, leasing and contract hire sector.
Gregory Distribution has renewed its farm collection contract with Dairy Crest at Davidstow in Cornwall. The new contract, which commences on 2 December, is for a period of three years. In a statement the company says: “This renewal is a reflection of the continued commitment by all Gregory staff involved in the Dairy Crest contract to deliver the excellent service provided to our customer”. Resulting from this award, Gregory will be investing in a new fleet of vehicles and trailers […]
DHL has won a nationwide vehicle distribution contract with car dealership Vindis Group. The new contract will see DHL’s vehicle distribution arm Inside Track handle over 4,000 movements of new and demonstrator vehicles per year from Vindis’ site in Alconbury, Cambridgeshire, while the majority of the deliveries will take place in the East of England. DHL aims to reduce costs and improve consistency of service for the Volkswagen, Audi, Bentley and Skoda dealer, which previously used multiple logistics firms to […]