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 […]
The availability of UK warehousing stock could come under increased pressure should the UK default to WTO rules in the wake of failed Brexit negotiations.
Wincanton has won a two-year warehousing and distribution contract with baby and toddler food manufacturer Ella’s Kitchen. The contract will see Wincanton managing inbound deliveries from factories, picking, packing and distributing five million cases a year to supermarkets across the UK and its growing list of international customers. James McMaster, chief operating officer at Ella’s Kitchen, said: “Every second of every day someone around the world eats an Ella’s Kitchen product. Ensuring that our supply chain is setup to consistently […]
Newcastle-under-Lyme Borough Council has extended its contract with Acumen Distribution for kerbside collection of household recyclable waste until 2016. As part of the extension Acumen will now conduct two weekly collections from public bring sites. Acumen has assigned two additional compactor trucks for the new weekly collections, which will join seven other vehicles at other times for regular kerbside collections. The vehicles collect a range of waste including plastic bottles, paper, glass and metals, as well as textiles and food […]