Norbert Dentressangle has secured a new distribution contract with Cornish brewer St Austell Brewery. The contract involves ND providing warehouse space at an existing site in Avonmouth, where a cross-dock facility will support the distribution of products to customers throughout the UK. ND will be trunking products on behalf of St Austell Brewery from Cornwall to the Avonmouth site, from which the brewery’s own regional delivery vehicles will provide onward distribution to clients in the area. Product for national distribution […]
Kuehne + Nagel Drinks Logistics has said no further meetings are scheduled with Unite despite the 24-hour strike carried out by the union’s members at a number of KNDL sites this week.
Asda has renewed Wincanton’s contract to manage and operate the supermarket’s DCs in Doncaster and Larne, Northern Ireland. The renewal runs until early 2016, and extends a relationship begun in 2005 at Larne and 2007 in Doncaster, which was Asda’s first NDC for general merchandise. Asda distribution director, Ian Stansfield, said: “Wincanton has demonstrated a real partnership approach with the Asda team and a strong commitment to driving efficiencies and helping us to reduce our carbon footprint in our distribution […]
The sale of Kuehne+Nagel Group’s contract logistics portfolio to XPO Logistics has been sealed after being unconditionally approved by the British Competition and Markets Authority.