Operators delivering to B&Q and Screwfix DCs are being called to account by customers as a result of fines. Jayne Masters, sales director at Miniclipper Logistics, told Motortransport.co.uk fines of £500 to £1,000 an order were being applied by the two retailers to suppliers for deliveries falling 30 minutes either side of a scheduled delivery time. This has been occurring even when early deliveries are accepted, or deliveries were only late because the DC kept the truck waiting. Masters said […]
Wincanton says it is making good progress this financial year in its strategy to return to “sustainable profit growth”. An interim statement issued today (26 July), for the period commencing 1 April, reveals the logistics giant has traded in line with expectations and with a strong new business momentum. In particular, Wincanton has won an “important” new multi-channel contract with Kiddicare, secured a new deal with Rolls Royce, as well as scooped shared-user warehousing business with The Retail People and […]
Mobile elevated-platform supplier Lavendon Group has outsourced its in-house delivery and collection operation to Wincanton.
Widnes-based Suttons Tankers has bought DHL Supply Chain’s domestic bulk commodity chemical business.