Cooker manufacturer AGA Rangemaster has handed its UK distribution to Yusen Logistics, in order to focus on manufacturing and selling. Rangemaster holds a standard international licence authorising 57 HGVs and 29 trailers out of three depots, plus a restricted licence for 12 HGVs out of a Nottingham base, but it decided to outsource its UK work after Yusen Logistics designed a bespoke solution for its customers. Yusen said that collections from Rangemaster’s site at Royal Leamington Spa are now cross-docked […]
Yusen Logistics has begun trading out of its specialist automotive centre in Tamworth, building on volumes out of its operation at Burnaston, near Derby. The 81,000ft² site, adjacent to the M42, offers decanting, crossdocking, stockholding and sequencing operations from first and second tier automotive parts manufacturers serving Yusen’s major car manufacturing clients. Yusen regional general manager Ian Holland says: “We are offering our customers a facility at which stock can be held locally to the manufacturing plant, enabling the automotive […]
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.
More than a million pallets of medicines and pharmaceutical raw materials have already been contracted out for carriage in Yusen Logistics’ pan-European network. The Northampton-based logistics provider is also expanding its fleet on the self-titled ‘Pharma Superhighway’ service to incorporate more double-deck, duel temperature trailers as it looks to improve load fill rates. Yusen hubs in the UK, as well as Belgium, manage inbound and outbound shipments as well as providing consolidation and cross-docking services for onward delivery throughout the […]