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 […]
CM Downton has become a part of Nestlé’s UK haulier network after signing a new contract with the food and confectionary giant.
The driver shortage becoming more acute drove CM Downton’s profit down in the 2016/17 financial year, and the operator said it’s having its “most difficult commercial conversations” with clients to date as it moves to increase fees.