XPO Logistics has secured a new long-term reverse logistics contract with supermarket retailer Asda Walmart, after delivering a number of cost-cutting innovations. Under the new contract, XPO Logistics will continue to manage nine Asda service centres for the Leeds-based retailer and wash millions of units of returnable transit equipment, as well as repairing it when necessary. The new deal also sees XPO Logistics provide additional services including a zero waste to landfill (ZWTL) solution to help Asda meet its recycling […]
Gregory Distribution has renewed its farm collection contract with Dairy Crest at Davidstow in Cornwall. The new contract, which commences on 2 December, is for a period of three years. In a statement the company says: “This renewal is a reflection of the continued commitment by all Gregory staff involved in the Dairy Crest contract to deliver the excellent service provided to our customer”. Resulting from this award, Gregory will be investing in a new fleet of vehicles and trailers […]
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: […]
Mitsubishi Electric Europe has renewed its contract with Norbert Dentressangle for another five years.