Norbert Dentressangle has won a four-year contract with hand and power tool supplier Toolbank, covering distribution to stores and Christmas peak warehousing. The contract covers the collection of products from Toolbank’s two NDCs in the Midlands and night time distribution to 11 Toolbank stores using six dedicated vehicles. It will also cover collection, consolidation and delivery of inter-branch transfers. During the Christmas peak, ND will store and pick around 4,000 pallets from its Bromford Gate, Birmingham, site. It will then […]
Norbert Dentressangle has signed a three-year contract extension with Vauxhall Motors for the overnight distribution of parts. ND has worked with Vauxhall for 12 years and the extension sees the operator deliver parts to 300 Vauxhall and Chevrolet retailers across the UK. ND has also spent £1m on 35 new trailers serving the contract, which sees it collect orders from Vauxhall’s parts distribution centre in Luton for onward delivery direct to retailers overnight. Peter Durham, warehouse operations manager at Vauxhall […]
Yodel delivered over 14 million parcels during the Christmas peak after investing heavily in planning and boosting capacity. The company added that between 1 December and 24 December only a small number of parcels weren’t delivered, in the main where it was unable to gain access to the address or the addressee was unavailable to sign for the delivery. Yodel began investing in peak planning in the spring, including increasing its capacity by opening temporary service centres and 15 contingency […]
Wincanton has clinched a major contract with BAE Systems to supply its Military Air and Information (MAI) operations.