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.
Connect Group’s Smiths News has struck a long term deal with magazine distributor Marketforce, worth £130m in annual turnover.
Bibby Distribution has opened a new 212,000 ft² warehouse and distribution facility and taken on more than 100 additional staff in Corby, Northants, to serve a major contract with Japanese food group Mizkan.