London City Bond (LCB) has had its contract with wine merchant Boutinot extended by six years. LCB will continue to provide warehousing and distribution across the UK for Boutinot out of its bonded warehouse in Barking, where it manages a number of other recently won contracts with other wine suppliers including Ehrmanns, Burridges of Arlington St and Awin Barratt Siegel. Boutinot’s logistics director, Peter Smith, said the company attributed its success partly to LCB’s performance during the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee […]
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Haulage consortium Harlequin Logistics has won what it describes as a long-term contract with tissue manufacturer Kimberly Clark.
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