Great Bear Distribution, based in Chester, has announced a new contract with soft drinks producer Cott Beverages for warehousing services in the Midlands. The new contract, which extends a longstanding relationship between the two, will see existing operations for Cott Beverages transferred from a Great Bear facility in Derbyshire to one close to Junction 26 of the M1, near Nottingham. The new site will serve as the main warehouse for Cott Beverages’ Kegworth production facility and will be supported by […]
Fast-growing Keighley, West Yorkshire haulier McDowell Haulage and Distribution says work will begin shortly on a new 25,000ft2 warehouse in order to keep up with demand. The company, which has contracts to transport school furniture and cosmetics and is also a member of The Pallet Network, opened a new depot in Bellshill in December and earlier this month deliveries began to arrive into another new warehouse in Avonmouth. Now that the firm has been given the green light to construct […]
Wincanton will be back in the black this financial year as the group’s extensive restructuring and disposals programme bears fruit. Wincanton chief executive Eric Born tells MT: “When [we] started this programme we said it would take two years to arrest the decline. We are bang on track. It’s absolutely what I’m expecting.” A year of restructuring and disposals saw it sell its European operations to focus on the UK and Ireland, dispose of its 20% shareholding in Culina Logistics […]
DHL has won a contract with Faurecia, to deliver Range Rover door interiors produced by the supplier to Jaguar Land Rover.