Steve Porter Transport Group has signed a new five-year deal with Red Funnel, which will see it remain the ferry operator’s preferred freight partner. The new agreement builds on an existing commercial partnership that saw Steve Porter acquire Red Funnel’s distribution division in 2011. The deal sees Steve Porter remain the Isle of Wight’s largest independent freight carrier, offering a cross-Solent drop-trailer operation from Southampton to East Cowes. Freight partner status means Steve Porter customers are given priority in terms […]
DHL Supply Chain has had its contract with Boots UK extended by five years.
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: […]