Yusen Logistics UK has been awarded a contract with Seiko UK, after the watch-maker moved to outsource its entire warehousing operation. Seiko brands include Pulsar and Lorus watches, as well as Seiko & Lorus Clocks. The move, which took effect this month, sees Yusen managing all inbound, storage, picking and value-added activities from Seiko’s Maidenhead, Berkshire site, where it has been based since 1985. A complete supply chain revamp has taken place, with a brand-new warehouse management implemented and capable of […]
Yusen Logistics has appointed Kevin Appleton as UK managing director replacing Ian Veitch, who moved to head up its entire operations across Europe.
A year after acquiring a 90% controlling stake in Europa Worldwide Logistics, MD Andrew Baxter said the firm is on track to hit its growth targets, although that will come with a short-term dip in profit. Baxter told MT: “It is our objective to be the number one groupage operator in the UK. That will be achieved, but there is a question of how long it will take to achieve that. Our growth will be held up because we are […]
The UK branch of Mitsubishi Electric Europe has renewed its warehousing contract with Yusen Logistics by five years.