Mobile elevated-platform supplier Lavendon Group has outsourced its in-house delivery and collection operation to Wincanton. The five-year deal will begin in January and will see the 3PL collect products from Lavendon’s 26 storage sites and deliver them to customers across the UK. Wincanton will make 200,000 deliveries a year using a fleet of 124 vehicles. Lavendon, which trades as Nationwide Platforms in the UK, hopes moving its in-house operations to a 3PL will improve efficiency and its service to customers. […]
Following a small-scale trial last year, Norbert Dentressangle has secured a new contract with Cambridge seed supplier RAGT Seeds for delivery of a range of cereals, maize, grass and winter oilseed rape seeds to farmers across mainland Europe.
Roadways Container Logistics has secured a three-year contract extension with frozen food supply chain company Edge Worldwide Logistics (EWL).
Wincanton moved record volumes of groceries from one of its DCs to meet a 25% increase in demand as snow fell across the UK. The north England DC increased the shift lengths for its warehouse staff and put additional trailers on the contraxt to meet the demands of shoppers during the recent cold weather. The trailers were pre-loaded to ensure that the turnover of vehicles was maximised while Wincanton’s order management team also worked longer hours to ensure that direct […]