Wincanton saw strong trading across all its business sectors and high demand for its services between September and December and now expects full-year profits to exceed market expectations. Group revenue grew by 15% compared to the same period in 2020, with turnover in its digital and e-fulfilment sector soaring by 51%, which the logistics giant said was driven by the acquisition of e-commerce specialist Cygnia last September. It said Cygnia’s integration was progressing well, but online volumes for some customers […]
Norbert Dentressangle (ND) has won a three-year contract with Tata Global Beverages for the UK storage and distribution of Tetley teas, with its shared-user network cited as a major factor in clinching the deal. The contract will see ND relocate the warehousing from the current Tetley warehouse at Newton Aycliffe, County Durham, to its own Merlin warehousing facility in Manchester, which will be shared with existing occupant, Kellogg’s. The facility will also consolidate goods from manufacturer Kimberly-Clark’s northern distribution centre […]
Waitrose is to close its Acton, west London online fulfilment DC this year, replacing it with a similar operation in south London.
Abbey Logistics has signed a plastics distribution deal with Saudi Basic Industries Corporation (SABIC) Europe.