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 […]
Wincanton Logistics has strengthened its ties with Sainsbury’s following the award of a major warehousing and distribution deal with the supermarket giant. The three-year contract to handle the majority of business for Sainsbury’s Local convenience stores across London is a welcome boost for the South-west operator following the recent loss of a £100m contract with electrical retailer Comet. Sainsbury’s will be building a new distribution centre in Thameside, south east London to handle the work, which is due to start […]
Gist and long-term customer Marks & Spencer have signed a 12 year extension to their warehousing and distribution partnership, with the first year of the contract estimated to be worth circa £300m.