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 […]
Unipart Logistics has landed a five-year deal to run the new, custom-built Jaguar Land Rover global parts logistics centre at Appleby Magna in Leicestershire, which will open in 2022.
Fakenham, Norfolk haulier Jack Richards & Son has reported a 56% rise in pre-tax profit, and £2.3m rise in turnover, for the year ending 31 May 2012. The firm said the increase was down to a number of factors, including a slight hardening in rates, successful efforts to improve fuel consumption, a fortuitously-timed Christmas break and a number of new contracts that helped cut empty running. Turnover at the vehicle operator rose almost 9% during the year, from £25.6m to […]
Haulage firm Turners (Soham) is set to double space at its site in Walsall and create new jobs in response to rising volumes.