Wincanton has won a warehousing and distribution contract with fashion label Paul’s Boutique. The contract will see the operator deliver products to department stores across the UK, as well as store its range of women’s clothing, accessories and perfume. Paul’s Boutique has taken some space at Wincanton’s 500,000ft² shared-user DC in Greenford, west London, as part of its “pay as you grow” model, which enables customers to pay only for the space they need. Wincanton’s business unit director Paul Durkin […]
Bosses of Britain’s transport operators are optimistic about the prospects for their own companies over the coming year, despite being gloomy about the future of the economy. In the first Logistics Industry Confidence Index compiled by Analytiqa for Barclays Bank and professional services firm Grant Thornton, 88% of senior managers viewed current business conditions as either very or somewhat difficult. Over a quarter (26%) expected conditions to get worse in the next six months and almost half (24%) expect them […]
Owens (Road Services) has opened a three-acre depot in Wrexham to service its recently-awarded contract with Ball Packaging.