Meachers Global Logistics has spent around £1m on seven new tractor units and 24 new trailers as part of its fleet renewal process. The Southampton-based operation has taken delivery of four Mercedes-Benz Actros trucks and two Volvo FH400’s, all at Euro-5. Another Volvo tractor-unit and Mercedes-Benz Sprinter will join the approximately 70-strong fleet in January. The 24 new trailers from Lawrence David comprise four tri-axle skeletal trailers with the remainder all 14.6m curtain sided tri-axle trailers. Stuart Terris, Meachers MD, […]
Plymouth-based Global Garden Products (GGP) has extended its contract with Wincanton, which will take the partnership to a decade. Wincanton has provided warehousing and distribution for the manufacturer’s powered garden products since 2003, delivering to the main B&Q DCs, and direct to GGP retailers nationwide. The contract is run from Wincanton’s Rothwell depot in Leeds. Wincanton manufacturing MD Chris Kingshott said: “This latest contract extension will bring our partnership up to the 10 year mark- a tremendous milestone of which […]
Yusen Logistics has won what it describes as a “major” contract with Hoover Candy for UK-wide supply of its entire product range to independent retailers.
Wincanton has had its long running contract with Valero Energy renewed and has also secured a contract extension with roofing products firm Marley.