Clipper Logistics has won a UK storage and distribution contract with cigarette manufacturer Philip Morris. The contract involves receiving inbound goods from Philip Morris factories, bonded warehousing and distribution of its cigarette brands, which include Marlboro and Benson & Hedges, across the UK. Clipper will take on responsibility for its products on a phased basis. Clipper executive chairman Steve Parkin said: “Clipper’s extensive expertise in the handling of tobacco products was a key factor in the awarding of this contract, […]
Is a trans-Pennine tunnel really a viable option? How can capacity challenges across major freight routes such as the M62 corridor be tackled? What will make large plcs pick cities in northern England to base their warehousing and logistics operations? These topics and more will be debated at the Freight in the City Spring Summit: Driving Growth in the North on 3 March at Manchester Central (formerly G-Mex).
Wilson James has been appointed as logistics integrator for Heathrow Airport Limited (HAL).
Haulage consortium Harlequin Logistics has injected some snap, crackle and pop into its five members after revealing that its first contract has been signed with Kellogg’s. Harlequin will deliver some 15,000 Kellogg’s loads a year from the cereal manufacturer’s depot in Manchester to retailers’ RDCs, wholesalers and cash and carry outlets nationwide. Founder Paul Smith told MT earlier this month (6 Feb) that it was also set to start work on a second, as yet undisclosed, contract, later this month, […]