Norbert Dentressangle has had its contract with Glen Dimplex Home Appliances (GDHA) renewed for three years. The operator will use a core fleet of 16 vehicles and 64 trailers, including some 15.6m longer semi-trailers, to move finished products between GDHA’s manufacturing plant in Preston to its national DC in Stoke-on-Trent. It will also provide shunting at both sites. Ian Worsley, head of logistics at GDHA, said the introduction of longer semi- trailers has reduced its cost and carbon footprint. ND […]
Fowler Welch is set to take over transport operations at Dairy Crest’s national distribution centre (NDC) in Nuneaton from June.
Wincanton Logistics has strengthened its ties with Sainsbury’s following the award of a major warehousing and distribution deal with the supermarket giant. The three-year contract to handle the majority of business for Sainsbury’s Local convenience stores across London is a welcome boost for the South-west operator following the recent loss of a £100m contract with electrical retailer Comet. Sainsbury’s will be building a new distribution centre in Thameside, south east London to handle the work, which is due to start […]
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 […]