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, […]
Wincanton has extended its relationship with B&Q, in a deal that sees it handling inbound container logistics as well as planning deliveries across the DIY chain’s national network. The operator, which has managed B&Q’s horticulture distribution for several years, became its sole UK ports-to-distribution centre provider earlier this year. It will handle 15,000 containers a year for B&Q as a result, and by moving a quarter by rail, estimates a CO2 saving of 3,400 tonnes year. Wincanton has also since […]
Abbey Logistics has demonstrated that alliances with European partners are still achievable in a post-Brexit world by collaborating with Spanish bulk powder road tanker business Cisternas Amarillo.
Training firm Red Driver Risk Management (RDRM) has won a contract to provide driver training and licence checking services for volunteers at the Commonwealth Games this summer.