C Butt saw both its pre-tax and turnover crash in its most recent financial year, after the loss of three major contracts. Retailer Poundstretcher and kitchen supplier Symphony took their transport operations, run by C Butt, back in house in a bid to save costs. C Butt also saw its contract with Asda, to run the transport for the Netto stores that the supermarket group acquired in 2009, come to an end in the period. The group’s turnover for the […]
Norbert Dentressangle (ND) has sealed a £100m logistics deal with online fashion giant ASOS, taking the three-year contract from incumbent Unipart Logistics.
Leeds-based Clipper Logistics is creating over 300 jobs at a new site on Teesside, following the signing of a 10-year deal last year with retailer Asda to provide deconsolidation solutions for its George clothing brand. The Wynyard Park hub, which opened at the end of October, will be largely dedicated to import and deconsolidation work for Asda and was chosen for its proximity to Teesport. Clipper says the hub will receive and dispatch up to three million items of clothing […]
Hoyer UK MD Mark Binns has said he is “confident” this year will be better than last after the firm reported widening losses for the 12 months to the end of December.