Telematics and software provider Matrix Telematics has inked a £60m partnership deal with sustainable investments firm Bridges Fund Management. The deal sees the existing management team remain under the leadership of chief executive Mark Packman, who founded Matrix in 2001 with Wayne Shillito. The Cheshire-based business uses data captured from in-vehicle telematics devices to create detailed reports of vehicle and driver performance which enable fleet managers to identify safety risks and opportunities to reduce fuel and cut wear and tear […]
Wincanton has extended its relationship with B&Q, in a deal that sees it handling inbound container logistics as well as planning deliveries across the DIY chain’s national network. The operator, which has managed B&Q’s horticulture distribution for several years, became its sole UK ports-to-distribution centre provider earlier this year. It will handle 15,000 containers a year for B&Q as a result, and by moving a quarter by rail, estimates a CO2 saving of 3,400 tonnes year. Wincanton has also since […]
Howard Tenens has climbed into the saddle with Ariat Europe, after it signed a five-year contract with the equestrian footwear and clothing brand.