Yusen Logistics has begun work on a new contract with SMR Automotive Mirrors UK involving sub-assembly and delivery of door mirrors to Jaguar’s XK and F-Type assembly line. The operation, which began in February, requires daily collections of product five days a week from SMR’s Portsmouth manufacturing facility. It also requires quality control, assembly, packaging and linefeed sequencing of mirrors at Yusen’s 81,000ft² Tamworth site, and delivery twice a day on a just-in-time basis to Jaguar’s Castle Bromwich assembly line […]
Last year Acumen Logistics Group gate-crashed the MT Top 100 for the first time, scant reward for a phenomenal performance over the past few years that has seen the company rise from an £8.2m turnover in 2009 to £20m in 2012.
The RHA has welcomed the DfT’s decision to relax cabotage rules for car transporter firms during the new number-plate peaks in March and September, but warned that it should not be extended to other sectors.