Davies Turner has further strengthened its portfolio of scheduled daily overland trailer services between the UK and the Netherlands following the signing of an exclusive cooperation agreement with the Dutch subsidiary of the Mainfreight Group. Davies Turner said the new alliance, which begins on 1 June, is another sign of its commitment to the so-called ‘short haul’ markets of the Netherlands, Belgium and France, where competition is fierce and many freight forwarders no longer provide a full service network. The […]
Meachers Global Logistics has won a major contract renewal with cruise ship operator Carnival UK, following a competitive tender process. The Southampton-based operator’s relationship with Carnival stretches back 14 years, and Meachers already manages the company’s supply chain for its vessel fleet. This includes providing inventory control, warehousing, consolidation, pick and pack, and back office support services. As part of the renewal, Meachers will now incorporate the consolidation of food and beverage supplies and receipting of all products into the […]
Bibby Supply Chain Services stemmed its losses last year, thanks in part to making a profit on the disposal of assets and investments relating to a contract exit during the period.
A combination of winning and retaining business and improving efficiency helped turnover and pre-tax profit at Wincanton grow in the first half of this year.