Howard Tenens has secured a contract with ride on lawn mower firm STIHL GB. Work on the contract, which involves the warehousing and distribution of its mower range to dealerships, commenced in December and is being run out of the operator’s Swindon facility. Rob Follett, demand planning manager at STIHL GB, said Howard Tenens was selected following a “detailed review process” and was able to offer the company long-term, scalable storage for its products. “Working with the team at Swindon […]
Kuehne + Nagel (K+N) is to invest £5m in multi-temperature distribution centres and a fleet of 60 vehicles for a long term new food service customer, Spirit Pub Company. K+N sees food service as a significant growth market, already representing £50m of its UK contract logistics business, much of it with Whitbread, where volumes have grown 50% to 31m cases a year since 2008. Spirit demerged in September 2011 from Punch Taverns, and is one of the UK’s leading pub […]
Eddie Stobart labels Aggregate Industries’ decision to chop it as regrettable; as independents come to the fore
Eddie Stobart Logistics (ESL) has labelled the premature end of its Concrete Products Division contract with Aggregate Industries (AI) as “regrettable” in a letter to affected staff.