Wincanton said the award of two contract extensions by Ikea to operate UK customer distribution centres has highlighted more growth in its digital and e-fulfilment offering. Speaking at the company’s AGM today (7 July), chairman Dr Martin Read CBE said strong revenue performance recorded in the second half of the prior year has continued into the first quarter of 2021, with sustained growth and an attractive pipeline of opportunities in each of the group’s four sectors. Read more Wincanton extends […]
Ambitious Bradford-based operator Advanced Supply Chain has launched a consultancy service offering logistics advice to SMEs. The operator, which has predicted a turnover of £100m within five years, is targeting the new Consultancy Plus service at smaller businesses. The first company to benefit from the new service, Lancashire-based soft furnishings supplier J Rosenthal & Son, has already made improvements to operational management, staffing, strategic thinking and recruitment. Mike Danby, chief executive at Advanced Supply Chain, said: “We decided to bring […]
Boughey Distribution said September and October were the busiest two months in the company’s trading history.
Food wholesaler BidCorp and the National Buying Consortium are calling on the government to take urgent action to tackle the shortage of HGV drivers and warehouse operatives or face worsening food shortages and price inflation across the UK.