Stourbridge, West Midlands firm Andyfreight has confirmed a three-year extension to a UK-wide distribution contract with US company Newell Rubbermaid. The contract, which extends a 10-year relationship, involves the transport of some 50,000 pallets a year from Newell Rubbermaid’s Lichfield DC to retailers including Tesco and Amazon, Andyfreight commercial services manager John Powell said. Newell Rubbermaid’s well-known products include Parker and Papermate pens, Irwin tools and Graco baby products. Andyfreight MD Andy Pountney said the contract extension was “testament to […]
City Link has ordered 86 Cartwright-built double-deck trailers as part of its fleet replacement cycle.
XPO Logistics has renewed its e-fulfilment contract with skate, snow and surfing goods retailer Surfdome.com.
TNT Post is to conduct a second end-to-end delivery trial from mid-April in west London, following the successful conclusion of a final-mile trial in Liverpool. The private postal operator has held long-term ambitions to roll-out a complete end-to-end service rivalling Royal Mail, but says it has been unable to achieve this goal due to the national incumbent’s exemption on final mile deliveries. Nick Wells, TNT Post chief executive, says: “TNT Post has built an excellent reputation for quality, innovation and […]