Marks & Spencer has renewed its contract with Norbert Dentressangle for a further five years. The renewal also sees the scope of the partnership increased to include the delivery of a major automation project at the retailer’s Bradford DC, along with the management of the existing ambient food operation at the site. Norbert Dentressangle already manages four Marks & Spencer general merchandise RDCs in Neasden, Thorncliffe (Sheffield), Stoke and Warrington and, under the new agreement, also takes responsibility for the […]
2015 saw some shocks in the market; FedEx bidding for TNT Express; XPO Logistics buying Norbert Dentressangle and BCA Marketplace buying Eddie Stobart’s automotive business. But they weren’t the only acquisitions in a year packed with M&A activity. We take a look at some of the deals that changed the industry.
Hovis has awarded Abbey Logistics a UK contract to provide bulk flour distribution to its bakeries in the Midlands and the South.
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 […]