Scania (Great Britain) has awarded a three-year contract to DHL Supply Chain to manage its aftermarket parts distribution in the UK. The new contract will cover through-the-night transport for delivery to Scania’s service centres before 8am the following day, provided that orders are placed before 7.30pm. DHL will pick up loads from Scania’s worldwide DC in Belgium and its national DC in Milton Keynes. Loads will then be transported to cross-dock locations where they will be consolidated with products from […]
Quiet Cities is the first global summit focused on enabling quieter deliveries of freight in urban environments. The two-day summit, a joint imitative between Motor Transport, TfL, DHL and Route Monkey, and it will take place on 25 and 26 November at Twickenham Stadium. It will bring together key stakeholders interested in seeing out-of-hours deliveries become a normal part of the supply chain. The summit includes a full conference programme, a networking dinner, exhibition, and live demonstration of the latest […]
Meachers Global Logistics has had its distribution contract with packaging firm Huhtamaki (UK) extended again.
Wincanton has secured a multi-million pound extension on its contract with B&Q, taking on management of an additional warehouse. The firm will manage B&Q’s one million ft² showroom fulfilment centre in Burton-on-Trent, which provides warehousing for the retailer’s bathroom, bedroom and kitchen range. Under this new agreement, it is estimated that Wincanton will handle nine million cases of merchandise per year. “We are delighted to be extending our long term relationship with B&Q, which further demonstrates our ability to support […]