Gardner Distribution in Plymouth has become the latest member of The Hazchem Network. The company, which already delivers hazardous goods and is experienced in working in pallet networks, will handle deliveries into and out of the TR and PL postcodes. Gardner Distribution launched in 1963 and runs more than 80 HGVs and vans, 60% of which are ADR. It operates out of two depots in Plymouth and Exeter. Read more Hazchem Network sees opportunity aplenty as operation moves to ‘next […]
Activity in the UK’s haulage sector is back to 84% of pre-Covid-19 levels but is still lagging behind its EU peers, according to research by Geotab and Webfleet Solutions.
Liverpool-based nut processor and packer Trigon Snacks has awarded a new contract for warehousing and distribution of its brands, including Planters and BigD, to Culina. Under the deal, Trigon products will be stored at Culina’s Middleton depot, near Manchester, and delivered using a shared user-model to wholesalers and retailers throughout the UK. A key issue in choosing Culina was the ability of the warehousing component of the operation to cope with seasonal peaks, said Trigon Snacks supply chain manager Kevin […]
Cambridge-based Welch’s Transport has won a three year extension to its contract with Paperchase. The firm, which began working for the stationery, cards and gift-wrap manufacturer in 2007, makes collections from the Paperchase’s Thrapston, Northamptonshire DC and delivers to around 120 outlets. Welch’s sales and marketing manager Mike Bentham said the contract win demonstrated the firm’s “consistently high-quality service delivery”, adding that this had “helped beat off a number of eager rivals” for the new business. The contract involves deliveries […]