DHL Supply Chain has had its contract with Boots UK extended by five years. The operator will continue to cover national cross-docking and transport to the high street retailer’s 2,500 stores nationwide until 2018, including chilled transport. The extended contract,which builds on a 15-year relationship, will also see DHL manage national primary distribution from Boots’ main site in Beeston, Nottinghamshire, working closely with its two chilled DCs and 14 cross-dock sites. Boots will also share loads with other high street […]
Great Bear Distribution, based in Chester, has announced a new contract with soft drinks producer Cott Beverages for warehousing services in the Midlands.
Ceva Group executive director Leigh Pomlett has become the new president of the FTA at the association’s National Council meeting in London last week.
Lewis Tankers has won a three year distribution contract with Vivergo Fuels, transporting bioethanol to refineries across the UK. The contract will see Lewis Tankers distribute bioethanol from the fuel firm’s biorefinery in Saltend, near Hull, Humberside – which is expected to become fully operational this quarter – to major fuel suppliers across the UK. Lewis Tankers will initially manage the operation out of its headquarters in Hensall, North Yorkshire, but expects to review this as volumes increase and planning […]