East Trans has won a contract with a medical supplies company after investing £1.6m in a new 40,000ft² high-bay warehousing facility. The firm said it won the contract after being able to offer the medical supplies company secure high-quality warehousing and reliable distribution across the UK. East Trans would not name the company. The deal is East Trans’ first move into “pick and pack” logistics and is part of the company’s wider strategy to target the sector. The new 8m-high, […]
Outdoor clothing and equipment retailer Go Outdoors has taken a 353,000sq ft distribution centre in Middlewich, Cheshire.
Wincanton has extended its relationship with B&Q, in a deal that sees it handling inbound container logistics as well as planning deliveries across the DIY chain’s national network. The operator, which has managed B&Q’s horticulture distribution for several years, became its sole UK ports-to-distribution centre provider earlier this year. It will handle 15,000 containers a year for B&Q as a result, and by moving a quarter by rail, estimates a CO2 saving of 3,400 tonnes year. Wincanton has also since […]
Coventry-based automotive logistics provider Acumen Automotive Logistics has won a three-year contact with BMW Group UK for the delivery of finished vehicles to dealers.