Yusen Logistics will now handle all products destined for the UK from pharmaceutical manufacturer Glenmark as part of a major contract win. As a result Yusen will provide temperature controlled pallet storage and pick and pack, as well as managing final mile delivery nationwide in the UK (on a Day one for Day three delivery basis) to wholesalers and pharmacies out of its 15,000m², licenced warehousing facility at Grange Park, Northampton. Frank Packman, general manager, healthcare, at Yusen said: “Healthcare […]
Logistics firms have won millions of pounds in new and extended contracts this year from retailers and manufacturers based in the UK and beyond. Here is Motortransport.co.uk’s top 10 contract wins of 2012. Ceva Logistics wins five year Silentnight home delivery contract In June, Ceva revealed that it had won a five-year contract delivering beds for Silentnight Group, taking over from three separate logistics companies. It will make over 70,000 deliveries a year from Silentnight’s manufacturing plants in Cumbria and […]
Yusen Logistics has launched operations from its new shared-user warehousing and distribution facility in Wolverton, Milton Keynes.
More than a million pallets of medicines and pharmaceutical raw materials have already been contracted out for carriage in Yusen Logistics’ pan-European network. The Northampton-based logistics provider is also expanding its fleet on the self-titled ‘Pharma Superhighway’ service to incorporate more double-deck, duel temperature trailers as it looks to improve load fill rates. Yusen hubs in the UK, as well as Belgium, manage inbound and outbound shipments as well as providing consolidation and cross-docking services for onward delivery throughout the […]