Yusen Logistics has been awarded the nationwide retail and trade distribution contract by Smeg UK. The high-end consumer products manufacturer has partnered with Yusen Logistics, replacing Canute Group, to enhance its supply chain offering. The arrangement sees the operator handling the entire Smeg range, from small and major domestic appliances to commercial and medical units, at its dedicated appliance cross-docking facility in Marston Gate, Bedfordshire. Here, collections from Smeg’s warehouse are consolidated for onwards delivery to trade customers across the […]
Kevin Appleton became UK managing director at Yusen Logistics back in April 2014 replacing Ian Veitch, who moved to become the first non-Japanese national to head up Yusen’s entire operations across Europe. Appleton’s credentials are rock solid too. He has spent the bulk of his career in or around logistics but has a wealth of experience from across the business world and isn’t shy in putting forward an opinion. Now he has had nearly a year to get his feet […]
Yusen Logistics (UK) has been fined £11,000 after an agency worker fell from a loading ramp at the firm’s site on the Isle of Grain in Kent.
Construction has finished on Yusen Logistics’ latest warehouse at Prologis Park Wellingborough West, which gives the group a nationwide footprint of more than 2 million ft².