Kuehne + Nagel (K+N) has had its contract with aircraft manufacturer Airbus extended until 2016. The contract covers the management of Airbus’ entire production logistics in the UK, as well as in France, Germany and Spain. It will also cover distribution to China. K+N will be responsible for goods receipt, quality inspection, pick and pack, and storage. It will also operate a new hub in Toulouse on Airbus’s behalf, which is due to open this year. The operator has held […]
A third of companies involved in European logistics are making headway with their carbon reduction strategies, with another fifth in the process of implementing measures, according to new research.
Bardon, Leicestershire-based Jigsaw has extended its distribution contract with Grace Foods. The logistics network, made up of 10 haulage partners with the majority share owned by CM Downton, improved the consistency of deliveries since it took over transport for Grace from an in-house operation in 2009. Grace produces a range of Caribbean, Oriental and Mexican food and drink products with brands including Nurishment, Encona, Grace, Dunn’s River and Silk Road. It supplies supermarkets, specialist retailers, wholesalers and cash & carries […]
Yearsley Group has won a new contract with bakery products manufacturer CSM that will see it collect, store and distribute more than 300 finished frozen product lines. The deal involves collections from CSM’s factory at Bromborough, on the Wirral, consolidation of goods at Yearsley’s Heywood cold store in Lancashire, and distribution via the firm’s national network of warehouses to retailers nationwide. The operation also involves some repacking. Yearsley Group cold storage and distribution sales director Tim Moran said a dedicated […]