A new one-man delivery service has led Panther Logistics to a new contract with bed retailer Sleep Design. The deal will see Panther handle between 600 to 800 orders for the retailer every week, the majority of which will end in home deliveries using its new solo delivery service. Sleep Design MD Stuart Hubble said: “The fact that Panther was able to offer a range of one and two-man services was very important to us. “We could not afford or […]
The management team at Derby Express Couriers (Overnight) have completed a management buy-out (MBO). The Derby-based overnight courier company, which is part of the APC Overnight parcel delivery network, was sold by founding shareholder Nick Taylor to directors Lorraine Sharp and Susan Hill. “Susan and I are privileged to be able to lead the business to the next stage,” said Lorraine Sharp, who has worked at Derby Express for 12 years. “We take pride in offering a quality and reliable […]
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 […]
Norbert Dentressangle will open a new DC in Taunton, Somerset, at the end of this month, granting it greater access to the South West.