DHL Supply Chain has won a three-year contract with Virgin Trains to provide transport for its on-board catering. The £30m contract will see DHL’s food service business deliver products for the train operator’s west coast mainline, which stretches between London Euston station and Glasgow. The operator will use its ‘Focus’ warehouse management system to ensure that stock levels remain visible to Virgin whilst storing its goods. DHL will also manage the on-board dining. Paul Richardson, MD at DHL Supply Chain’s […]
Wincanton has signed a ‘sweet’ new contract with British Sugar, the company responsible for around half of the UK’s sugar.
With the news that the UK is to get its first platooning trial underway next year with DAF supplying the vehicles, MT took a closer looks at the feasibility study published alongside the funding announcement itself to understand how the technology might work. Produced via a partnership between the Transport Research Laboratory, Ricardo and Transport and Travel Research, the 100 page-plus document lays out the groundwork that will inform the £8.1m trial and lists some of the challenges ahead and […]
Trade volumes into the Republic of Ireland (ROI) from Great Britain fell 50% in January compared to the same month last year, the Irish government revealed this week.