Clipper Logistics has won a new contract with specialist online retailer Loveknitting.com that will see it store and manage the distribution of a wide range of yarns, patterns, needles and other knitting accessories. The contract, which Clipper has already begun working on, is being handled at its Worsley, Manchester site, where it will initially account for around 5,000ft², a spokesman for the logistics firm told Motortransport.co.uk. Loveknitting.com CEO Edward Griffith said signing the deal with Clipper meant the firm “can […]
Is a trans-Pennine tunnel really a viable option? How can capacity challenges across major freight routes such as the M62 corridor be tackled? What will make large plcs pick cities in northern England to base their warehousing and logistics operations? These topics and more will be debated at the Freight in the City Spring Summit: Driving Growth in the North on 3 March at Manchester Central (formerly G-Mex).
Yusen Logistics has won a distribution contract with white goods manufacturer Glen Dimplex Home Appliances (GDHA). The contract will see the firm make daily collections from GDHA’s national distribution centre in Stoke-on-Trent and deliver domestic products, including brands such as Belling and Stoves, to retailers nationwide, visiting each postcode twice or three times per week. It will also deliver industrial products, such as fridges, to hospitals and healthcare centres. “Our previous logistics solution gave us only one delivery per postcode […]