Cramlington-based Fergusons Transport has expanded its partnership with design specialist Universal Wolf, following a successful tie-in to build and deliver 750 NHS Covid beds. The haulier said the manufacturer now uses Fergusons trucks and trailers to transport its goods across the country and its “strong business collaboration” has resulted in it investing in Universal Wolf-branded trailers. During the pandemic, a joint effort between the two companies saw hundreds of beds being made and delivered to hospitals and supported patients at […]
Geodis Calberson has opened three new regional UK DCs as part of its five-year expansion plan. In addition to its 11 sites operating across the country, it has recently opened DCs at West Thurrock in East London, Wythenshawe in Manchester and Hedge End in Southampton. Geodis Calberson said the new warehouses would help it get closer to its customers at a local level. “We are delighted to be opening our new sites to bring an even better service to our […]
Stobart Group has been granted permission for a 374,000 ft² distribution centre as part of its approved planning application to re-develop Carlisle Airport. Andrew Tinkler, Stobart Group chief executive, says: “The freight distribution centre will allow Eddie Stobart to attract new clients while providing the rental income required to develop Carlisle Airport and commence passenger operations.” Stobart bought the airport and associated land in 2009 and has been involved in a long-running battle with local residents to develop the site […]
Wincanton has won a six year warehousing and distribution contract with Basmati rice producer Tilda.