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 […]
Liverpool-based nut processor and packer Trigon Snacks has awarded a new contract for warehousing and distribution of its brands, including Planters and BigD, to Culina. Under the deal, Trigon products will be stored at Culina’s Middleton depot, near Manchester, and delivered using a shared user-model to wholesalers and retailers throughout the UK. A key issue in choosing Culina was the ability of the warehousing component of the operation to cope with seasonal peaks, said Trigon Snacks supply chain manager Kevin […]
Commercial vehicle fleet services supplier Fraikin has signed a new two-year contract with grocery retailer Sainsbury’s to manage the supermarket’s home delivery fleet in southern England.
Wincanton has extended its relationship with B&Q, in a deal that sees it handling inbound container logistics as well as planning deliveries across the DIY chain’s national network. The operator, which has managed B&Q’s horticulture distribution for several years, became its sole UK ports-to-distribution centre provider earlier this year. It will handle 15,000 containers a year for B&Q as a result, and by moving a quarter by rail, estimates a CO2 saving of 3,400 tonnes year. Wincanton has also since […]