Menzies Logistics Solutions has won a three year contract with WHSmith, worth £1.5m. The recently launched division of Menzies Distribution, which is branching out into high street logistics from its background in newspaper and magazines, will deliver goods to stores in the north of England. The deal will cover the transport of DVDs, e-readers, confectionery and books to shops in Chester, Manchester, Leeds, Liverpool, Sheffield and York. Goods will be collected from the retailer’s DC in Birmingham, before being delivered […]
Motor Transport, in partnership with the BVRLA, is currently compiling its annual CV Informer research, a comprehensive report on the commercial vehicle rental, leasing and contract hire sector. Close to 200 companies involved in the rental and leasing of trucks, trailers and vans took part in last year’s research. This year we want to capture every single business in the sector. Every participant will receive a report of the full research results, with a key statistics section highlighting how their […]
Vosa appears to have softened its stance towards operators of authorised testing facilities (ATFs) after the ATF Operators Association raised concerns regarding the contractual clampdown it announced in June.
Logistics firms have won millions of pounds in new and extended contracts this year from retailers and manufacturers based in the UK and beyond. Here is Motortransport.co.uk’s top 10 contract wins of 2012. Ceva Logistics wins five year Silentnight home delivery contract In June, Ceva revealed that it had won a five-year contract delivering beds for Silentnight Group, taking over from three separate logistics companies. It will make over 70,000 deliveries a year from Silentnight’s manufacturing plants in Cumbria and […]