Yodel has won back a 12-month rolling contract with online retail group The Hut Group, covering 24-hour, 48-hour and standard packet delivery. The parcel carrier will make deliveries across the UK for The Hut Group’s brands, which include beauty retailer Lookfantastic.com, cycle website Probikekit.co.uk and sports nutrition retailer Myprotein.com. The customer will offer Yodel’s six days a week delivery as standard, but will give shoppers the option of 24-hour delivery. It will also offer a similar 48-hour delivery service. Yodel […]
Meachers Global Logistics has won a major contract renewal with cruise ship operator Carnival UK, following a competitive tender process. The Southampton-based operator’s relationship with Carnival stretches back 14 years, and Meachers already manages the company’s supply chain for its vessel fleet. This includes providing inventory control, warehousing, consolidation, pick and pack, and back office support services. As part of the renewal, Meachers will now incorporate the consolidation of food and beverage supplies and receipting of all products into the […]
UK Mail expects volume growth in its parcels division to slow down in the second half of this year as it continues to feel the effects of a weakened retail market and poor volumes in the second quarter.
Pre-tax profit at Fowler Welch rose 12.8% last year, as a result of improved vehicle efficiency, new business wins and volume growth from existing customers.