Whistl has branched out into contract logistics and has signed a three-year deal with the Jiffy Packaging Company. Whistl, formerly TNT Post, will manage the onsite transport activities at Jiffy’s Winsford, Cheshire manufacturing site through its logistics division. It will also deliver items such as bubble film, bubble lined mailers, padded bags and sheet foam to Jiffy’s customers including Antalis Packaging, B&Q, Tesco and Spicers. The contract will commence on 1 March. Nick Wells, Whistl chief executive, said: “This is […]
The cost of rolling-out and running Whistl’s end-to-end final mile delivery service had exceeded £10m by the end of 2014, newly published accounts reveal.
Brit European Transport is investing in a fleet of 24 new dual-fuel vehicles to service a contract with long-term customer and construction equipment manufacturer JCB. The firm, which has worked with JCB for 15 years, has just signed a new five-year deal with optional two-year extension to distribute finished JCB products from production sites in Staffordshire to dealers and export ports around the country. The dual-fuel trucks, all Mercedes-Benz Actros diesel/compressed natural gas (CNG) 6×2 tractive units, are being brought […]
Ceva Logistics has had its 26 year relationship with Crown Paint extended after it signing a five and a half year contract, worth €50m (£40.3m). The contract will see Ceva manage Crown’s trade warehouse operation, nationwide distribution of retail and trade product, and inter-site and bulk transport movements. In addition Ceva has opened a €1.5m (£1.2m) trade warehouse operation for Crown in Hull today (22 June), as an export base to export paint. The move has created 70 jobs, primarily […]