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 […]
TNT Express saw a 13% drop in EMEA operating profit in the third quarter, despite a 3,2% turnover rise, due to “challenging trading conditions in Europe”. The parcel firm, which last week received a statement of objections from the European Commission ahead of its acquisition by UPS, did not perform as well in its EMEA operations as it had during the same period in 2011, its Q3 trading results revealed. Reported operating profit margins fell from 6.4% in Q3 2011 […]
Asset Alliance Group has opened a two-acre depot near Leeds hosting a range of stock for leasing, contract hire and rental purposes.
French yoghurt manufacturer Yoplait has extended its contract with chilled food and drink specialist NFT for a further three years. The contract involves NFT storing up to 500,000 cases a week at its Daventry depot, repacking products to meet UK requirements, and delivering to all the major UK retailers nationwide. This is in addition to a number of local convenience stores. It also involves the provision of order progress information via NFT’s customer portal. Flore Belbis, Yoplait logistics director, said […]