The UK Warehousing Association (UKWA) is inviting visitors to this year’s Multimodal exhibition to take part in an adapted ‘speed’ version of the Business on the Move board game, which is aimed at getting younger people interested in a career in logistics. The game, which will be played under the “UKWA Multimodal Challenge” banner, will see players compete to make the most profit they can by making deliveries by land, air and sea in 15 minutes. A total of 30 […]
Norbert Dentressangle has won a four-year contract with hand and power tool supplier Toolbank, covering distribution to stores and Christmas peak warehousing.
Potter Group Logistics has credited stringent cost control, which hasn’t come at the expense of good customer service, for a 27% jump in annual pre-tax profit. Matthew Lamb, MD of Potter Group Logistics, said: “As always our focus is on delivering first class customer service. “We have achieved this while applying rigours controls on overheads across all areas of the business.” As a result, pre-tax profit in the year ended April 2012 was £1.04m (2011: £817,000), with turnover 2.8% ahead […]
Wincanton has secured a multi-million pound extension on its contract with B&Q, taking on management of an additional warehouse. The firm will manage B&Q’s one million ft² showroom fulfilment centre in Burton-on-Trent, which provides warehousing for the retailer’s bathroom, bedroom and kitchen range. Under this new agreement, it is estimated that Wincanton will handle nine million cases of merchandise per year. “We are delighted to be extending our long term relationship with B&Q, which further demonstrates our ability to support […]