CM Downton has secured a new contract with the plastics division of DS Smith following a tender process. Under the £500,000-a year deal, Downton will deliver its Correx brand of plastic products across the UK from DS Smith’s manufacturing plant in Gloucester. DS Smith, which separately has its own fleet of vehicles for other areas of the business, does not run any vehicles from the site. Consignments will range from one or two pallets up to full loads of plastic […]
Fowler Welch has beaten rivals to win a major new contract with chocolate and confectionery maker Ferrero.
DSV Group has won a contract to handle distribution in the UK and Ireland for Chinese energy firm GoodWe Solar Inverter. DSV will handle all stages of the company’s distribution in the UK, with its air & sea freight division handling delivery from China, its warehousing division providing storage and its road division delivering goods across the UK and Ireland. Jiang Deming, director of marketing and sales at GoodWe, says: “With the advance in European markets, the contradiction between the […]
Wincanton has won a five year contract with Rolls-Royce, which will see it store and transport generators for the UK armed forces. The firm will store the generators, which are used to power medical and communications equipment, at its shared user warehouse in Middleton, Greater Manchester. It will also pack the generators for global distribution. The contract will also see the firm perform audited maintenance checks on the equipment upon its return to the warehouse, ahead of returning to storage […]