White goods manufacturer Indesit has extended its UK national bulk transport contract with Jigsaw in a deal worth £15m. The new part of the contract will see Jigsaw hold full responsibility for Indesit’s UK bulk movements and same day trunking from the customer’s national DC in Raund, Northamptonshire, to ten satellite depots. It will also include direct customer deliveries across the UK, factory replenishment and control of Indesit’s vehicle maintenance unit, covering vehicle washing and fuel bunkering. Jigsaw began working […]
Hermes chief executive Carole Woodhead has revealed some of its expansion plans for 2014, as it wins a new contract with jewellery retailer Cadenzza.
Kuehne + Nagel (K+N) is to invest £5m in multi-temperature distribution centres and a fleet of 60 vehicles for a long term new food service customer, Spirit Pub Company. K+N sees food service as a significant growth market, already representing £50m of its UK contract logistics business, much of it with Whitbread, where volumes have grown 50% to 31m cases a year since 2008. Spirit demerged in September 2011 from Punch Taverns, and is one of the UK’s leading pub […]
City Link has ordered 85 new Lawrence David single-decker trailers in the second stage of its strategy to update 40% of its trailer fleet by the summer.