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 […]
Wincanton will be back in the black this financial year as the group’s extensive restructuring and disposals programme bears fruit. Wincanton chief executive Eric Born tells MT: “When [we] started this programme we said it would take two years to arrest the decline. We are bang on track. It’s absolutely what I’m expecting.” A year of restructuring and disposals saw it sell its European operations to focus on the UK and Ireland, dispose of its 20% shareholding in Culina Logistics […]
Clipper Logistics faces “minimal” financial hit on Arcadia contract and no job losses, industry sources say
Clipper Logistics is set to transfer around 70 drivers on its Arcadia delivery partnership to other contracts and will lose “minimal” amounts on the deal, following the retail giant’s collapse, motortransport.co.uk has learnt.
Next year the speculation surrounding the UK’s exit from the EU becomes a reality. In the first of a series of briefings for members following several meetings with government ministers and officials, RHA chief executive Richard Burnett looks at the knowns and unknowns of Brexit.