Homeware supplier Loaf has awarded a new multichannel contract for nationwide storage and distribution services to Wincanton. The contract, which Wincanton will run from its multi-user warehouse in Greenford, West London, involves the 3PL’s two-man “white glove” operation making deliveries of items including beds and sofas to Loaf customers across the UK. Wincanton will also oversee distribution of individual packages using its order management and parcel carrier solution.
UK Mail’s bull run couldn’t last. After hitting the heights of 510pence per share last week, following a stellar set of results, it has drifted back slowly to 497p as of today – still significantly higher than the 445p the week before its full year results. Not bad work in a fortnight. But it has still helped the MT basket of six shares hit a new high for the year: £18.67…
Hermes has won a contract with clothing and footwear company Cotton Traders.
Wincanton has revealed a slew of new business wins and renewed contracts, but is continuing to see competitive pressure across many of is divisions as customers focus on their costs.