Clipper Logistics has won a five-year extension to its e-fulfilment contract with Tesco and will refit its Daventry DC. The new part of the contract will see Clipper make Tesco’s clothing ‘retail ready’ for deliveries to customers. Clipper has held a contract to provide e-fulfilment for the supermarket’s clothing range since 2009. The operator expects the new deal will create up to 200 jobs at its 400,000ft² DC in Daventry, where the contract will be operated from. It will begin […]
Toy retailer The Entertainer has renewed its tracked parcel distribution contract with City Link, quadrupling the amount of parcels it handles for the company. City Link has held the contract for eight years and will manage the retailer’s next day deliveries out of its Bicester, Oxfordshire, depot. “We are delighted to have been appointed the sole carrier for The Entertainer, especially as our tender focused purely on the service we were already providing,” said Tim Brown, sales and marketing director […]
LPG supplier AvantiGas has extended its partnership with Wincanton, extending its contract by five years in a £30m deal. Wincanton runs a 40-vehicle fleet, from seven sites across the UK for AvantiGas, distributing LPG to commercial and domestic consumers. Driver numbers ranging from 56 during peak winter months to between 30 and 40 during the summer. Chris Kingshott, MD, manufacturing, at Wincanton, says the redeployment of assets and drivers to other Wincanton contracts with seasonal demands ensures that AvantiGas distribution […]
Distribution specialist Archbold Logistics said it had largely mitigated the effects of Covid-19, due to the varying nature of the products it transports for its customers.