Owens (Road Services) has opened a three-acre depot in Wrexham to service its recently-awarded contract with Ball Packaging. The new contract will cover all of Ball Packaging’s transport to customers in the UK. It also provides warehousing and transport on a just-in-time basis to one of Ball’s unnamed customers in Newport, south Wales. Barry Evans, strategic business development manager at Owens, told Motortransport.co.uk that work on the two-year contract began on 7 April. The site in Wrexham, which covers three […]
Asda has renewed Wincanton’s contract to manage and operate the supermarket’s DCs in Doncaster and Larne, Northern Ireland. The renewal runs until early 2016, and extends a relationship begun in 2005 at Larne and 2007 in Doncaster, which was Asda’s first NDC for general merchandise. Asda distribution director, Ian Stansfield, said: “Wincanton has demonstrated a real partnership approach with the Asda team and a strong commitment to driving efficiencies and helping us to reduce our carbon footprint in our distribution […]
Wincanton has secured a four-year contract to provide support at two new DCs for furniture and homeware retailer Ikea.
Stourbridge, West Midlands firm Andyfreight has confirmed a three-year extension to a UK-wide distribution contract with US company Newell Rubbermaid.