Yodel has secured a three-year contract extension with River Island to provide a range of home delivery services for its e-commerce business. Building on a six-year relationship, Yodel will now provide 24-hour, 48-hour and 72-hour delivery to consumers on the retailer’s behalf. It will also deliver into CollectPlus parcel shops and offer text and email alerts for consumers to track their delivery. Yodel will accept later deliveries into its sort centres to enable River Island’s customers to order goods up […]
Haulier consortium Jigsaw, which includes MT Haulier of the Year Downton, Widdowson and Pollock (Scotrans) as members, has been awarded more business from customer Premier Foods. Jigsaw is now responsible for the management of in-bound freight from Premier Foods factories in the East and South-East of England to its DC in Corby, Northants. The original contract only covered distribution operations from Premier Foods Skelmersdale, Lancashire, warehouse. The extra business is being handled using both Jigsaw members and other hauliers. Jigsaw […]
Cambridge-based Welch’s Transport has won a three year extension to its contract with Paperchase. The firm, which began working for the stationery, cards and gift-wrap manufacturer in 2007, makes collections from the Paperchase’s Thrapston, Northamptonshire DC and delivers to around 120 outlets. Welch’s sales and marketing manager Mike Bentham said the contract win demonstrated the firm’s “consistently high-quality service delivery”, adding that this had “helped beat off a number of eager rivals” for the new business. The contract involves deliveries […]
UPS has opened a new contract logistics centre in North Warwickshire to meet growing demand from its retail and technology customers.