DHL Supply Chain has strengthened its 25 year relationship with Mothercare by winning an extension to its contract. The five-year deal sees DHL Supply Chain handle national distribution to Mothercare’s network of over 300 UK stores and its international franchises until 2020. DHL will manage the operation at its main site in Crick, Northamptonshire, handling both Mothercare and Early Learning Centre brands. The extended contract focuses on cost and collaboration with the aim of acheiving greater efficiency for the UK […]
Menzies Distribution has bought Bibby Distribution for an undisclosed sum as it looks to broaden its geographical reach and service offering.
DHL Supply Chain has won a £14 million contract renewal with Travis Perkins Group, which will see it handle 160,000 deliveries per year. The three and a half year contract extension will see the firm manage national transport operations from the builders merchant’s Northampton DC, moving 20,000 loads annually. It will transport goods for the group’s retailers, including Wickes, Tile Giant, City Plumbing Supplies, City Heating Spares and Toolstation, to 1,000 branches nationwide. DHL has worked with Travis Perkins for […]
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 […]