United Pallet Networks (UPN) is to boost its route capacity in Spain and Portugal under a partnership deal with Trafertir Group. The new deal will see Basildon-based Trafertir Group become UPN’s Iberian partner, providing a range of palletised freight distribution services to Spain and Portugal and helping UPN negotiate new customs requirements as the UK leaves the UK. Trafertir Group specialises in road, sea and air freight as well as customs clearance and warehousing. UPN MD David Brown said: “Both […]
Asda has renewed Wincanton’s contract to manage and operate the supermarket’s DCs in Doncaster and Larne, Northern Ireland. The renewal runs until early 2016, and extends a relationship begun in 2005 at Larne and 2007 in Doncaster, which was Asda’s first NDC for general merchandise. Asda distribution director, Ian Stansfield, said: “Wincanton has demonstrated a real partnership approach with the Asda team and a strong commitment to driving efficiencies and helping us to reduce our carbon footprint in our distribution […]
Norbert Dentressangle (ND) has picked up a new European warehousing and distribution deal with cable company Liberty Global. ND will establish Liberty’s European DC in Venray, the Netherlands, along with a number of regional DCs, the first of which opened last month in Switzerland. The agreement builds on an existing partnership ND has with UPC, Liberty’s European division, in the Netherlands. Liberty works in the cable TV, broadband internet and telephony services sectors throughout Europe and South America. Its brands […]
Essex-based Canute Group has secured a contract renewal from cookware firm Lakeland.