XPO Logistics has renewed its contract with kitchen and bathroom manufacturer Moores Furniture Group. The Wetherby, West Yorkshire-based furniture firm first made the switch from an in-house distribution model to XPO Logistics in 2013. XPO carries out pre-booked and next-day deliveries for Moores’ customers across the UK, which include social housing developments and private builds, independent retailers, builders’ merchants and large DIY stores. As part of the renewal deal, XPO has invested in a new dedicated fleet of more than […]
Drinks distributor London City Bond has won a nationwide distribution contract with wine importer Awin Barratt Siegel (ABS).
Two-man delivery firm Panther has invested £1m in new vehicles and premises to handle increased demand from new contracts. As a result from changing its model from general haulage to next day two-man delivery in 2010, it has attracted£9m in new business this year, including homeware retailers such as Bathstore, TC office furniture and Worldstores. To handle the increase in volumes it has taken on 45 Luton-bodied Renault vans this year and plans to add another 30 to its fleet […]
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: […]