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 […]
Haulier consortium Jigsaw, which includes MT Haulier of the Year Downton, Widdowson and Pollock (Scotrans) as members, has been awarded more business from customer Premier Foods. Jigsaw is now responsible for the management of in-bound freight from Premier Foods factories in the East and South-East of England to its DC in Corby, Northants. The original contract only covered distribution operations from Premier Foods Skelmersdale, Lancashire, warehouse. The extra business is being handled using both Jigsaw members and other hauliers. Jigsaw […]
Delivery companies such as Hermes that use self-employed drivers need to change their business models, according to a select committee.