Allport Cargo Services is to relocate its less-than-container load (LCL) deconsolidation service to the port of Felixstowe after signing a three-year contract with PD Portcentric Logistics. It plans to move all of its LCL deconsolidation operations, currently at Tilbury, into a 500,000ft² site operated by PD Portcentric Logistics. Allport then intends to use the Tilbury site for other services. Allport’s sea freight operations director Russell Lawrence said: “The consolidation service will benefit greatly by operating out of this strategically selected […]
Essex-based Canute Group has secured a contract renewal from cookware firm Lakeland.
Wincanton has secured a multi-million pound extension on its contract with B&Q, taking on management of an additional warehouse. The firm will manage B&Q’s one million ft² showroom fulfilment centre in Burton-on-Trent, which provides warehousing for the retailer’s bathroom, bedroom and kitchen range. Under this new agreement, it is estimated that Wincanton will handle nine million cases of merchandise per year. “We are delighted to be extending our long term relationship with B&Q, which further demonstrates our ability to support […]
Ceva Logistics has had its 26 year relationship with Crown Paint extended after it signing a five and a half year contract, worth €50m (£40.3m). The contract will see Ceva manage Crown’s trade warehouse operation, nationwide distribution of retail and trade product, and inter-site and bulk transport movements. In addition Ceva has opened a €1.5m (£1.2m) trade warehouse operation for Crown in Hull today (22 June), as an export base to export paint. The move has created 70 jobs, primarily […]