Meachers Global Logistics has had its distribution contract with packaging firm Huhtamaki (UK) extended again. Gosport-based Huhtamaki (UK), manufactures plastic and paper packaging for FMCG goods, fresh foods and catering disposable markets. The new contract, following an extension in 2013, will see the logistics firm manage all of Huhtamaki’s UK and Republic of Ireland distribution. Meachers has worked with Huhtamaki since 2007. Head of supply chain at Huhtamaki UK, Gary Owen, said: “Meachers has continued to provide Huhtamaki with an excellent service […]
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 […]
Office supplies company Lyreco UK has placed an order with Burnt Tree for almost 60 light commercial vehicles.