Ceva Logistics has been awarded a three-year contract with tool manufacturer Snap-on Tools UK. The $8m (£4.9m) deal will see it provide transport for Snap-on’s UK franchises. It involves making collections from its two product warehouses in Kettering and delivering products to Ceva’s warehouses for sortation, as well as unattended deliveries into secure premises. The operator will use a dedicated fleet of 13 vehicles to deliver 700 pallets per week for Snap-on. Deliveries will be made into the closest warehouse […]
Ceva Logistics has opened its third global centre of excellence, at its UK head office in Ashby-de-la-Zouch. This European centre joins others in Florida and Singapore and is designed to demonstrate and develop Ceva’s end to end supply chain services for potential and existing customers.
Logistics firms have won millions of pounds in new and extended contracts this year from retailers and manufacturers based in the UK and beyond. Here is Motortransport.co.uk’s top 10 contract wins of 2012. Ceva Logistics wins five year Silentnight home delivery contract In June, Ceva revealed that it had won a five-year contract delivering beds for Silentnight Group, taking over from three separate logistics companies. It will make over 70,000 deliveries a year from Silentnight’s manufacturing plants in Cumbria and […]
Clipper Logistics Group has been awarded a contract with Wilkinson to handle its internet sales operation. It has been offering a range of customer delivery options for the retailer, including home delivery and click and collect from store, since the contract began in early autumn. The retail logistics provider will service the contract out of its e-fulfilment centre in Ollerton, Notts, with Wilkinson taking up 110,000ft² of space in the new 150,000ft² extension completed earlier this year. Clipper managing director […]