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 […]
Commercial vehicle contract hire and fleet management specialist Prohire has appointed David Barlow as its new group commercial director.
XPO Logistics has won a new contract with air conditioning business Fujitsu General Air Conditioning (UK).
Brit European Transport is investing in a fleet of 24 new dual-fuel vehicles to service a contract with long-term customer and construction equipment manufacturer JCB. The firm, which has worked with JCB for 15 years, has just signed a new five-year deal with optional two-year extension to distribute finished JCB products from production sites in Staffordshire to dealers and export ports around the country. The dual-fuel trucks, all Mercedes-Benz Actros diesel/compressed natural gas (CNG) 6×2 tractive units, are being brought […]