C Butt is on the hunt for a new MD following the retirement of the company’s long serving boss Clive Hodgkinson. Hodgkinson’s departure “marks the end of an era” at the company, chairman Gerald Butt said this week. Hodgkinson’s career at the Northampton-based company spanned 33 years, beginning in 1983 when he joined as general manager. He was promoted to the role of MD in 2006 when Gerald Butt took on the chairmanship of the company. During his time at […]
XPO Logistics has renewed its contract with kitchen and bathroom manufacturer Moores Furniture Group.
Wincanton has signed a contract renewal with WH Smith, which will see its relationship with the high street retailer reach two decades. The logistics provider has won a three-year extension, as part of a collaborative transport agreement, that sees it delivering for a mixture of 30 retailers and manufacturers. By sharing loads it has enabled Wincanton to reduce the number of deliveries it makes, splitting costs among participants while cutting carbon emissions. Paul Durkin, business unit director at Wincanton, says: […]
Retailer Poundland has been given the green light to develop a 350,000ft² DC in Harlow to replace the DHL-operated Hoddesdon site.