Commercial vehicle fleet services supplier Fraikin has signed a new two-year contract with grocery retailer Sainsbury’s to manage the supermarket’s home delivery fleet in southern England. The new contract sees Fraikin managing 1,000 vehicles operating out of 120 stores, representing 55% of the retailer’s 1,800-strong 3.5-tonne GVW fleet. Fraikin, which has worked with Sainsbury’s since 2011, provides a dedicated team of 10 based in Coventry to support the retailer’s temperature controlled vehicles and will carry out maintenance on each one […]
German automotive product supplier Brose has extended its contract with Gefco by three years. The new part of the contract will see Gefco deliver products from Brose’s production site in Coventry to one of its customers in Redditch. The original contract, held since 2005, already sees Gefco deliver vehicle seat frames to its Coventry site. The operator will initially use its own fleet, but as volumes grow Gefco will provide dedicated vehicles in the Brose livery. Gefco UK sales and […]
DHL Supply Chain has won a six-year contract extension, worth some £75m, with BP’s UK Convenience Retail business. Under the contract, DHL will provide warehousing and distribution services to BP’s 350 company-owned forecourts across the UK, handling 19 million cases per year of 1,400 product lines. DHL also provides frontline support on order and delivery queries for BP’s company owned stores. DHL has been working on the contract for eight years, and the new deal extends the relationship until 2018. […]
Whistl has branched out into contract logistics and has signed a three-year deal with the Jiffy Packaging Company.