Wood flooring importer Lionvest Trading (UK) has extended its warehousing and distribution contract with Southampton-based Meachers Global Logistics. Meachers and Lionvest have worked together for the past eight years, and the three-year contract extension is the third such deal during this time. As part of the on-going relationship, Meachers will continue to receive, store and distribute all of Lionvest’s UK stock, which includes more than 1,000 oversized pallets a year. Mark Warrington, shipping manager at Lionvest, said: “Meachers provides us […]
Premier Logistics has won a contract with the Blueberry Group to meet its palletised freight needs.
The dispute between Eddie Stobart and Unite threatens to run and run, after the union rejected the operator’s latest improved redundancy offer. Harriet Eisner, regional officer at Unite, said her 180-driver members were angry that the new deal did not, in their opinion, go far enough. Unite had postponed a second wave of strike action ahead of last week’s (19 October) meeting, but warned this sanction was now back on the table. Eisner added: “Unite believes that there is no […]
Wincanton has revealed a slew of new business wins and renewed contracts, but is continuing to see competitive pressure across many of is divisions as customers focus on their costs.