London City Bond has won a three-year contract with wine supplier Burridges of Arlington St, which will cover distribution across the UK. The contract will be run out of the drinks distributor’s 270,000ft² warehouse in Barking, which is located close to the City and the West End, as well as the motorway network. It won the contract after the Spanish wine supplier switched from another logistics provider. LCB managing director Alf Allington said: “We are truly delighted that Burridges of […]
Menzies Distribution has delivered new contracts with the Frontline Group, winning the magazine sales and distribution company’s business from previous transport supplier CM Downton.
Ceva Logistics, which recently saw its long-running relationship with Crown Paints extended, has seen group profit fall after its contract logistics businesses was affected by Europe’s economic malaise. While revenue in the first half of the year was up 5.5% at €3.5bn (2011: €3.4bn), EBITDA slipped 10.5% to €136m (2011: €152) as a consequence, despite growth in the group’s ocean freight business. John Pattullo, chief executive of Ceva, says: “Transpacific volume and weakness in Southern Europe remain a concern. As […]