Wines and spirits supplier Pernod Ricard Group has renewed its UK warehousing and distribution contract with Wincanton, extending their relationship by five years. The operator has provided warehousing, repacking and customer distribution for Pernod Ricard’s brands, which include Absolut, Jameson, Jacob’s Creek and Campo Viejo, since 1995. The new part of the contract will see Wincanton handle over seven million cases annually from its bonded warehouse in Corby, Northamptonshire. It will also be responsible for duty stamping individual bottles, repackaging […]
Haulier consortium Jigsaw, which includes MT Haulier of the Year Downton, Widdowson and Pollock (Scotrans) as members, has been awarded more business from customer Premier Foods. Jigsaw is now responsible for the management of in-bound freight from Premier Foods factories in the East and South-East of England to its DC in Corby, Northants. The original contract only covered distribution operations from Premier Foods Skelmersdale, Lancashire, warehouse. The extra business is being handled using both Jigsaw members and other hauliers. Jigsaw […]
Clipper Logistics is to become Leeds United’s official logistics partner and training kit sponsor as part of a new two-year deal.
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 […]