Dawsongroup Finance has won a major leasing contract worth £15m to supply trucks and trailers to an unnamed supermarket chain, allowing it to expand its delivery capacity over the Christmas period. The Ringwood-based company is looking to assist logistics and material handling companies prepare for what it expects to be an “unprecedented peak” in Christmas shopping by enabling them to temporarily expand their fleets. Explained Dawsongroup Finance commercial director Kevin Wills (pictured): “After a turbulent year, this Christmas trading period […]
Parcel delivery network APC Overnight made a £4.42m pre-tax profit last year, a 30.4% increase on the previous year’s figures. Turnover for the year ended 31 March 2012 rose 13.5% to £65.7m (2010/11: £57.9m) as a result of increased customer demand. Chief executive Syed Ziaullah said: “These results really are a reflection of the huge surge in customer demand seen right across the business during the last financial year. “We pride ourselves on delivering the best service in the business […]
XPO Logistics has secured a new long-term reverse logistics contract with supermarket retailer Asda Walmart, after delivering a number of cost-cutting innovations.
The UK branch of Mitsubishi Electric Europe has renewed its warehousing contract with Yusen Logistics by five years.