Meachers Global Logistics has been selected to consolidate and deliver cargo to Portsmouth Docks for Geest Line. The shipping company has been an exclusively Europe-to-Caribbean freight operator for more than 60 years, with weekly westbound sailings from Portsmouth. Its fleet handles a range of general cargo from tiny perishables to large project machinery, returning from the Caribbean with fruit and tropical produce for the UK and European markets. Dirk Hoffman (right), general manager – commercial at Geest Line said: “It […]
Fowler Welch is on course to achieve a stronger set of financial figures this year than last, the chief executive of its parent company has told MT.co.uk. Dart Group’s Philip Meeson said despite tough prevailing economic conditions, Fowler Welch continues to grow its business and prove that its service levels are attractive to customers. “We’re gaining more business and we’re very satisfied with the progress that is being made and the support we get from our customers,” said Meeson. “The […]
Logistics firm Speed Welshpool has extended its partnership with mineral water and soft drinks supplier Radnor Hills for another two years.
Wincanton Logistics has strengthened its ties with Sainsbury’s following the award of a major warehousing and distribution deal with the supermarket giant. The three-year contract to handle the majority of business for Sainsbury’s Local convenience stores across London is a welcome boost for the South-west operator following the recent loss of a £100m contract with electrical retailer Comet. Sainsbury’s will be building a new distribution centre in Thameside, south east London to handle the work, which is due to start […]