Is it a 3PL? Is it a 4PL? No it’s a 3.5PL. Steve Hobson talks to national consortium Jigsaw about its alternative haulier partner model. Jigsaw is a consortium of 11 regional, mainly family- owned hauliers that operates as a national network for customers that need a UK and Ireland-wide ser vice but for whom the large 3PLs are not a natural cultural fit. Owned by its largest partner CM Downton, Jigsaw employs 70 staff and this year is expected […]
CM Downton has 0rdered 180 Cartwright trailers to service existing business and provide additional capacity for growth.
Growth from new and existing contracts has seen CM Downton add 300 new vehicles to its fleet.
The Downton brothers have stepped down from the day to day running of CM Downton, with the former MD of Bibby Distribution Duncan Eyre taking the reins.