Wincanton is sitting pretty after a three-year contract award from Banbury-based beauty brand distributor DCS Group. The contract will involve nationwide transport, delivery and management of inter-site transfers of finished goods and stock. DCS sells and distributes products for health, beauty and household brands such as P&G, Unilever and Colgate through wholesale, discount and retail, high street and online channels. Wincanton will make around 100 deliveries per day, transporting goods from DCS’s Banbury and Stratford-upon-Avon facilities to more than 600 […]
DX Group has revealed the details of its expanded Ikea contract, alluded to in its half year results in March.
Norbert Dentressangle will cease providing warehousing and distribution services to collapsed retail chain Comet from tomorrow (21 December). Last month the operator warned its five-year £100m contract with Comet, which it only signed earlier this year, was in the hands of the retail chain’s administrator Deloitte. At the start of this week Deloitte closed the last of the retail chain’s stores in the absence of an acceptable offer for the whole business. Richard Cawston, business unit director at Norbert Dentressangle, […]
Transport firms are riding the current Stock Market bubble. This week the FTSE 100 hit its highest level since October 2007 (6,755 on Monday to be precise). While none of the six operators in the MT Tracker basket of transport shares are anywhere near making the FTSE 100, or the FTSE 250 for that matter, the total value of the basket hit a record high today of 1,842.