Delivery management company Whistl has acquired Devon-based fulfilment and contact centre firm Clientbase for an undisclosed sum. The acquisition accelerates Whistl’s drive into fulfilment, increasing its portfolio of fulfilment warehouses across the UK to eight. It closely follows the recent expansion of Whistl’s Rushden facilities and the opening of a new warehouse in Northampton (pictured). Based in Paignton, Clientbase comes with a complete fulfilment service for home shopping companies, including pick and pack, a 140-seat contact centre capability, warehousing, returns […]
Hermes is adding a further 70 units to its fleet of CNG fuelled vehicles in a move to further reduce emissions. This brings the total to 160 – around 50% of the company’s core hub tractor fleet.
A focus on growth, rather than reducing cross-company costs, will be Abbey Logistics’ priority after its acquisition of Armet Logistics.
Tesco has received planning permission to develop a 134,333 ft² DC near Abingdon, Oxfordshire.