Palletways and TNT Express have won two separate European distribution contracts with Yankee Candle. Palletways will transport products for Yankee Candle for three years, making deliveries to 13 countries through its European network of over 300 members and 12 hubs. Commenting on awarding the contract to Palletways, Yankee Candle operations manager Bruce Mitchell said: “We are excited by the potential that our partnership with Palletways offers to us and our customers. As our business expands across Europe, we require a […]
Fakenham, Norfolk haulier Jack Richards & Son has reported a 56% rise in pre-tax profit, and £2.3m rise in turnover, for the year ending 31 May 2012. The firm said the increase was down to a number of factors, including a slight hardening in rates, successful efforts to improve fuel consumption, a fortuitously-timed Christmas break and a number of new contracts that helped cut empty running. Turnover at the vehicle operator rose almost 9% during the year, from £25.6m to […]
TNT is to build a new 600,000ft² hub in Dartford.
Bridgestone has clinched a fleet agreement with CM Downton that sees it extend its existing 10-year tyre care contract.