Connect Group’s Smiths News has struck a long term deal with magazine distributor Marketforce, worth £130m in annual turnover. The agreement secures all Smiths News’ distribution territories with Marketforce from 2020 through to 2025. Marketforce is part of TI Media and its portfolio accounts for approximately 38% share of the UK magazine market. As well as representing TI Media, Marketforce distributes on behalf of publishers such as Hello!, DCThomson and Future Publishing. Read more Connect Group secures multi-million pound contract […]
DHL Supply Chain has won a £14 million contract renewal with Travis Perkins Group, which will see it handle 160,000 deliveries per year. The three and a half year contract extension will see the firm manage national transport operations from the builders merchant’s Northampton DC, moving 20,000 loads annually. It will transport goods for the group’s retailers, including Wickes, Tile Giant, City Plumbing Supplies, City Heating Spares and Toolstation, to 1,000 branches nationwide. DHL has worked with Travis Perkins for […]
ACS&T has announced a 10-year deal with Ticco Foods, which will see it run a new 1,500-pallet temperature-controlled distribution centre at Colnbrook in Berkshire and to take over operation of Ticco’s 12-strong van delivery fleet.
Tuffnells Parcels Express sales have risen sharply with almost 300 new customers being brought on board since it was acquired in December by Connect Group.