Pall-Ex has appointed former Shears Bros’ general manager Colin Hawkins (pictured) to the newly created role of owned operations director. The promotion will see him overseeing all of the network’s operation depots including Cranleigh Distribution Services, Pall-Ex London, Cornwall-based Intercounty Distribution and Shears Bros (Transport) in Bournemouth, which it purchased in 2017. Hawkins will also sit on the UK operating board. He said: “Each area is a challenging one for pallet networks but having an owned presence in these key […]
DPD has helped turn a palliative care nurse’s idea into a nationwide initiative to provide much needed welfare and treat packs for patients and NHS staff.
Culina Logistics has won a new contract with food manufacturer The Redwood Wholefood Company to distribute its products to leading multiples and independent retailers. The contract is being managed from Culina’s Milton Keynes depot. Corby, Northamptonshire-based Redwood decided to change supplier in order to address a number of operational issues – in particular, to improve service levels and ensure consignments were delivered at the times agreed with retailers, said Culina. The logistics services supplier is providing a combined stockholding and […]
Expect Distribution has won a five-year warehousing contract with interiors manufacturer and supplier Julian Charles.