Wincanton has won a contract with homeware retailer Williams-Sonoma, which is launching in the UK this month. The operator’s two-man delivery arm will assemble and deliver furniture to homes across the country when the US retailer opens its first UK store under its West Elm brand this month. The contract will also cover deliveries to the Tottenham Court Road store, as well as warehousing at Wincanton’s site in West Thurrock, Essex. “For our UK launch we need a supply chain […]
The basket of MT shares has only drifted northwards by 7p in the past seven days. But growth at the rate of a penny a day is a fair old shift for a traditionally quiet time of year in the road transport industry, indicating that there is a lot of sentiment backing the success of Britain’s transport firms.
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 […]
Fagan & Whalley’s growth plans continue apace, with the logistics company intending to expand into additional warehousing space this spring.