TNT Express has revealed details of its parcel delivery contract with retailer JML, that it picked up three months ago.The operator won the contract after developing a parcel tracking system for JML, to allow the customer and its outsourcing partner to monitor the process of its orders. Parcels are also electronically sorted to prevent partial orders from being dispatched. TNT said this also helps reduce the number of lost or damaged parcels. During the first three months of the contract, […]
UPS has opened a new contract logistics centre in North Warwickshire to meet growing demand from its retail and technology customers.
SJ Bargh has signed its first entirely organic milk contract with the Organic Milk Suppliers Cooperative (Omsco) The three-year deal will see the logistics company collecting around 50 million litres of milk a year from farms in Central England, North Wales, Lancashire and Yorkshire. The operation, which began last month, is based at SJ Bargh’s Endon depot near Stoke-on-Trent. While the company already delivers more than 3 million litres of milk each day, the contract brings new challenges as organic […]
Wincanton has delivered a “boringly predictable” set of results for the six months to 30 September 2013, with group turnover down 1.6% at £542.3m and operating profit up 2.1% to £24.2m compared with the same period last year.