CM Downton has scored a hat-trick of renewals worth £3.5m a year, with three paper and packaging industry clients. The Gloucestershire-based firm saw off fierce competition from rival transport companies to renew its existing contracts with Scandinavian paper manufacturer Holmen Paper; newsprint and magazine paper manufacturer Norske Skog; and plastic packaging manufacturer RPC Promens. The two-year deal with Holmen Paper sees Downton handling the distribution of all products coming into Sheerness Docks from Holmen Paper’s Scandinavian paper mills to the […]
Asda has renewed Wincanton’s contract to manage and operate the supermarket’s DCs in Doncaster and Larne, Northern Ireland. The renewal runs until early 2016, and extends a relationship begun in 2005 at Larne and 2007 in Doncaster, which was Asda’s first NDC for general merchandise. Asda distribution director, Ian Stansfield, said: “Wincanton has demonstrated a real partnership approach with the Asda team and a strong commitment to driving efficiencies and helping us to reduce our carbon footprint in our distribution […]
Hope Construction Materials has awarded Wincanton a six-year contract renewal, which will see the 3PL continue to provide its bulk and bagged road logistics.
Electronics manufacturer Alpine has extended its nationwide distribution contract with Geodis Calberson in a deal worth over £1m.