Meachers Global Logistics has netted a three-year contract extension with packaging company Huhtamaki (UK). Gosport-based Huhtamaki manufactures plastic and paper packaging for FMCG, fresh foods and the catering sector. The partners have worked together since 2007, and with the latest contract extension Meachers will now provide all of Huhtamaki’s external warehousing requirements. Meachers wil continue to run a “significant” number of full and part-loads for its client daily to locations across the UK. Gary Owen, UK supply chain manager at […]
CM Downton has become a part of Nestlé’s UK haulier network after signing a new contract with the food and confectionary giant.
Kuehne + Nagel (K+N) is to invest £5m in multi-temperature distribution centres and a fleet of 60 vehicles for a long term new food service customer, Spirit Pub Company. K+N sees food service as a significant growth market, already representing £50m of its UK contract logistics business, much of it with Whitbread, where volumes have grown 50% to 31m cases a year since 2008. Spirit demerged in September 2011 from Punch Taverns, and is one of the UK’s leading pub […]
City Link has ordered 85 new Lawrence David single-decker trailers in the second stage of its strategy to update 40% of its trailer fleet by the summer.