DHL Supply Chain has secured a five-year contract to manage the warehousing and distribution of aftermarket parts for Volvo Cars. It will manage four shared use local DCs on Volvo’s behalf, deliveries to which will be made through the night by DHL’s Auto Alliance collaborative network. The network uses a series of cross-docks throughout the UK to minimise cost. It will also provide same-day deliveries of car parts to 120 dealerships across the UK under the deal. DHL will use […]
LPG supplier AvantiGas has extended its partnership with Wincanton, extending its contract by five years in a £30m deal. Wincanton runs a 40-vehicle fleet, from seven sites across the UK for AvantiGas, distributing LPG to commercial and domestic consumers. Driver numbers ranging from 56 during peak winter months to between 30 and 40 during the summer. Chris Kingshott, MD, manufacturing, at Wincanton, says the redeployment of assets and drivers to other Wincanton contracts with seasonal demands ensures that AvantiGas distribution […]
DX Group has had its accreditation to provide courier services to the Government Procurement Service renewed.
By the time the Beast from the East had done its damage and spring was finally making itself known, official figures showed that there had been 574 insolvencies in UK logistics during the first three months of 2018.