Maritime Transport has signed a contract with international freight handler Allport Cargo Services, following 12 month trial. The deal will see Maritime dedicate 44 of its vehicles to the Allport contract, distributed between its Southampton, Tamworth, Manchester and Doncaster depots. The contracted work will begin next month. Mark Rollinson, group operations director at Allport Cargo Services, said he believed Maritime was a partner that will uphold Allport’s reputation of “passion for service and making our customers lives simpler”. MD of […]
Wincanton has won a three-year e-fulfilment deal to provide home delivery services for furniture retailer Dwell.
Wincanton moved record volumes of groceries from one of its DCs to meet a 25% increase in demand as snow fell across the UK. The north England DC increased the shift lengths for its warehouse staff and put additional trailers on the contraxt to meet the demands of shoppers during the recent cold weather. The trailers were pre-loaded to ensure that the turnover of vehicles was maximised while Wincanton’s order management team also worked longer hours to ensure that direct […]
Maritime Transport has placed an order for 275 Volvo FH with I-Save tractor units, becoming one of the largest operators of the models in the UK.