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.
A “strong” pipeline of new business in its logistics division helped Clipper Group offset a serious decline in turnover at its CV dealerships in the year to the end of April 2013, the firm’s annual accounts reveal.
TNT Post has won a contract with Leightons Opticians to coincide with the launch of its optometry delivery service, TNT Optical Solutions.
To many people the name Unipart is associated with the aftermarket parts supplier for British Leyland and later Rover Group, and that is indeed how the company started back in 1974. But today the Unipart Group is a diverse £1bn a year multinational logistics, manufacturing and consulting business working in the automotive, manufacturing, retail and rail industries.