The London Evening Standard newspaper has taken 33 Fuso Canter trucks on contract hire from Rygor to service its distribution needs. Based at the newspaper’s new DC in Greenwich, the 7.5 tonne Canters are used to collect newspapers from the printing facility in Broxbourne, Hertfordshire, for onwards distribution to retailers and newsstands. The trucks, maintained under a Charterway contract agreement, replace the newspaper’s previous fleet of Mercedes-Benz Sprinter vans. Tim Freeman, head of distribution at the London Evening Standard, said: […]
XPO Logistics has renewed its e-fulfilment contract with skate, snow and surfing goods retailer Surfdome.com.
Palletways and TNT Express have won two separate European distribution contracts with Yankee Candle.
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 […]