Norbert Dentressangle has renewed and extended its contract with commercial floor coverings manufacturer Forbo Flooring UK for three years. The new part of the contract will see ND collect products from Forbo’s factories in Cortonwood Retail Park near Barnsley, Ripley in Derbyshire and Telford, before consolidation into the operator’s shared-user site in Warrington. ND has held the contract since 1997 and was originally responsible for the storage and distribution of products from Kirkcaldy, Bamber Bridge in Lancashire, and seven factories […]
Wood flooring importer Lionvest Trading (UK) has extended its warehousing and distribution contract with Southampton-based Meachers Global Logistics.
A new report claims UK operators could make significant savings if they were allowed to add overlength vehicles to their fleets. A new study published last week suggested that allowing the use of ‘super’ semi-trailers could save the haulage industry £226m a year in reduced running costs. Such findings appear to strengthen the economic argument for the use of longer vehicles, but the study also puts forward a case for ‘super semis’ on safety and environmental grounds. The report, Impact […]