Wine merchant Gerrard Seel has chosen Gefco UK as its multimodal logistics provider. The deal involves the delivery of imported products into Gerrard Seel’s bonded warehouse in Liverpool. It will transport products via full truck loads, rail and sea into the warehouse from various regions across the globe. Gefco claimed that transporting goods by rail has allowed it to carry 6.5% more freight than before. Xavier Archbold, key account manager at Gefco UK, said: “We aim to offer all our […]
XPO Logistics has renewed its e-fulfilment contract with skate, snow and surfing goods retailer Surfdome.com.
Norbert Dentressangle (ND) has won a three-year contract with Tata Global Beverages for the UK storage and distribution of Tetley teas, with its shared-user network cited as a major factor in clinching the deal. The contract will see ND relocate the warehousing from the current Tetley warehouse at Newton Aycliffe, County Durham, to its own Merlin warehousing facility in Manchester, which will be shared with existing occupant, Kellogg’s. The facility will also consolidate goods from manufacturer Kimberly-Clark’s northern distribution centre […]
Lewis Tankers has won a three year distribution contract with Vivergo Fuels, transporting bioethanol to refineries across the UK. The contract will see Lewis Tankers distribute bioethanol from the fuel firm’s biorefinery in Saltend, near Hull, Humberside – which is expected to become fully operational this quarter – to major fuel suppliers across the UK. Lewis Tankers will initially manage the operation out of its headquarters in Hensall, North Yorkshire, but expects to review this as volumes increase and planning […]