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 […]
Almtone-owned Canute Group will cease trading ahead of Christmas with the loss of 600-plus jobs, after attempts to revive the business in May via a controversial pre-pack sale failed.
XPO Logistics has clinched a major logistics contract with food manufacturer Premier Foods.