Meachers Global Logistics has won the contract to run the Southampton Sustainable Distribution Centre (SDC). The operation will be launched at a 20,000ft² site on the Nursling Industrial Estate on 3 February and will serve customers in Southampton, Winchester, Eastleigh, Hedge End, Totton and the New Forest. Deliveries of consumer goods will be received 24 hours a day, then either stored or grouped with deliveries for the same destination to reduce vehicle miles. It will also provide just in time […]
Although Clugston can trace its roots back almost 120 years to 1895, when the grandfather of current chairman John Clugston set up a builders merchants in Scunthorpe, it celebrated its official 75th anniversary since incorporation last year.
Office supplies company Lyreco UK has placed an order with Burnt Tree for almost 60 light commercial vehicles.
Cambridge-based Welch’s Transport has won a three year extension to its contract with Paperchase. The firm, which began working for the stationery, cards and gift-wrap manufacturer in 2007, makes collections from the Paperchase’s Thrapston, Northamptonshire DC and delivers to around 120 outlets. Welch’s sales and marketing manager Mike Bentham said the contract win demonstrated the firm’s “consistently high-quality service delivery”, adding that this had “helped beat off a number of eager rivals” for the new business. The contract involves deliveries […]