How does an operator drive service and safety levels ever higher and keep costs down in a logistics contract where the client’s volumes are growing exponentially? This was Wincanton’s challenge as the logistics partner of retailer Screwfix, which has launched around 50 new Trade Counter (TC) stores a year since 2011. No small task, since this rapid expansion meant every peak period was bigger than the last with more units picked, more trailers despatched, and more miles travelled to a […]
Abbey Logistics and Hovis Since November 2018, Abbey Logistics has worked with Hovis to modernise its supply chain, creating operational visibility by sharing in-depth real-time performance data. Together they have built dependability and flexibility in the supply of flour to Hovis’ bakeries, cut costs, improved working practices and built engagement from drivers and on-site teams. Abbey says the success of the partnership has come through unlocking the operational data held within the contract and maintaining an open and honest relationship. […]
BT Fleet has signed a four-year deal to manage a fleet of 1,200 vehicles for gas distributor Wales & West Utilities. The contract involves management of Wales & West Utilities’ light and heavy commercial vehicles as well as plant, and also involves management of its vehicle suppliers.
In winning its second award at the 2018 Motor Transport Awards, Whirlpool UK Appliances took home the Technical Excellence Award. Watch them win on Motor Transport TV, sponsored by the RHA. Technical Excellence Award, sponsored by Hankook Tire UK Winner: Whirlpool UK Appliances