Third-party logistics providers have this year won millions of pounds in business, taking on more work from existing customers as well as winning contracts from new clients. Motortransport.co.uk looks back at some of the highest value and longest contract wins of 2014. Acumen Automotive turnover set to grow following JLR win Acumen Automotive Logistics boldly claimed that it would be able to triple its turnover in three years after winning a new contract with Jaguar Land Rover. The deal sees […]
Marks & Spencer (M&S) has revealed plans to cease operations at its Coventry DC, which is owned and operated by partner DHL Supply Chain, from April.
Norbert Dentressangle (ND) has moved the Warrington hub of its specialist fast moving consumer goods (FMCG) pallet pooling operation La Palette Rouge (LPR) to a new 50,000ft² facility, injecting £750,000 and doubling the workforce. ND is spending £600,000 on new equipment including pallet inverters, conveyors, spray booth and drying kiln, along with £150,000 to refurbish offices at the site near junction 20 of the M6 in Stretton. The investment will make the depot the largest of eight LPR facilities operated […]
Wincanton has won two new five-year contracts with well-known breakfast brand The Weetabix Food Company to provide transport, warehousing and co-packing.