Coventry-based automotive logistics provider Acumen Automotive Logistics has won a three-year contact with BMW Group UK for the delivery of finished vehicles to dealers. The contract, which involves delivery of Mini cars from BMW’s Oxford plant to dealers in an area extending from The Wash in the east to North Wales in the west, is Acumen’s first with BMW, said a spokeswoman for the logistics provider. The Acumen Logistics subsidiary, which last year acquired Stobart Group’s enclosed car delivery operation, […]
Stourbridge, West Midlands firm Andyfreight has confirmed a three-year extension to a UK-wide distribution contract with US company Newell Rubbermaid.
Sock manufacturer Sox Express has expanded the scope of its relationship with Advanced Supply Chain. Advanced Supply Chain will now provide all of the manufacturer’s warehousing requirements, in addition to transport services, for Sox customer Asda. Sox Express operations director Robert Leckie said: “We had used Advanced delivering product to our customer’s distribution centres and were so impressed by the people and the service that we moved our entire warehousing contract to them as well.” Advanced Supply Chain chief executive […]
Wincanton has reversed heavy losses and is “back on track” – despite a 9.6% fall in turnover – after a turbulent two years that saw it sell its loss-making European activities and exit a poor performing market in the UK.