Norbert Dentressangle has won a contract with paint supplier Valspar, covering warehousing and deliveries into its retail partner’s network. The operator will cover warehousing and distribution in the UK for Valspar, which recently partnered with a major DIY retailer to offer a full selection of its paint in 350 stores. ND will cover warehousing, picking of orders and delivery into the retailer’s regional distribution network, where they will be cross-docked and delivered directly to stores along with other products for […]
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 […]
Sainsbury’s has said it is working hard to minimise disruption to its deliveries to convenience stores in London, following a fire at a distribution centre in Charlton yesterday afternoon.
BT Fleet has signed a four-year deal to manage a fleet of 1,200 vehicles for gas distributor Wales & West Utilities. The contract involves management of Wales & West Utilities’ light and heavy commercial vehicles as well as plant, and also involves management of its vehicle suppliers.