Dachser has opened its €26m (£21.1m) distribution centre and head office in Northampton, following a period of growth European exports from the UK. The DC sits on a 7.4 hectare site on the Brackmills industrial site and includes a 64,024ft² cross-docking facility, a 113,666ft² contract logistics warehouse and a 21,032ft² office building. The contract logistics warehouse has space for up to 20,000 racked pallets. The operator, which also has sites in Dartford and Rochdale, expects to create 40 new roles […]
Bardon, Leicestershire-based Jigsaw has extended its distribution contract with Grace Foods. The logistics network, made up of 10 haulage partners with the majority share owned by CM Downton, improved the consistency of deliveries since it took over transport for Grace from an in-house operation in 2009. Grace produces a range of Caribbean, Oriental and Mexican food and drink products with brands including Nurishment, Encona, Grace, Dunn’s River and Silk Road. It supplies supermarkets, specialist retailers, wholesalers and cash & carries […]
Coventry-based automotive logistics provider Acumen Automotive Logistics has won a three-year contact with BMW Group UK for the delivery of finished vehicles to dealers.