CM Downton has extended its contract with Saica, making the Spanish packaging company one of its “top 10” customers. CM Downton already handles inbound raw materials and finished products for Saica’s paper mill and recycling facility in Manchester. The extension to this £3m-a-year deal will see the haulier manage distribution for a packaging plant in Thatcham. Despite already working with Saica, Downton won the deal off the back of a “competitive tender process”, and the extended service will run for […]
Bosses of Britain’s transport operators are optimistic about the prospects for their own companies over the coming year, despite being gloomy about the future of the economy. In the first Logistics Industry Confidence Index compiled by Analytiqa for Barclays Bank and professional services firm Grant Thornton, 88% of senior managers viewed current business conditions as either very or somewhat difficult. Over a quarter (26%) expected conditions to get worse in the next six months and almost half (24%) expect them […]
Wincanton has won a three-year e-fulfilment deal to provide home delivery services for furniture retailer Dwell.
Norbert Dentressangle has renewed and extended its contract with commercial floor coverings manufacturer Forbo Flooring UK for three years.