Travis Perkins’ charity-supporting ‘living livery’ initiative has redefined the purpose of truck liveries, encouraging important conversations that might otherwise not have taken place and making it an obvious choice for the Livery of the Year award at this year’s MT Awards. Road hauliers have often incorporated charity logos into their vehicle liveries. And often, such links have personal stories attached to them, involving staff or family members going through trying times. Where Travis Perkins stood out in winning Livery of […]
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 […]
A row over pay for drivers at paving group Marshalls has resulted in a ballot for strike action, which could result in disruption to supplies at Travis Perkins and Jewson.
This year, 3PLs have won millions in new and renewed business from retailers, manufacturers and service providers in the UK and beyond; some more business than others. Motortransport.co.uk takes a look at 2013’s top contract wins.