Contract Wins

Norbert Dentressangle renews Hobart contract

August 13, 2012 Ashleigh Wight

Norbert Dentressangle has won a three year contract renewal with cooking equipment manufacturers Hobart UK, worth over £1m. The deal will see ND deliver cooking equipment, washers and food preparation machines to restaurants, supermarkets, professional kitchens and shops, including Sainsbury’s, Tesco and Nando’s. “After another successful three years, with ND delivering an excellent service, I was happy to renew the contract for a further three year period,” says David Riley, director of warewash at Hobart UK. The contract includes the […]

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Advanced Supply Chain wins new contracts with major retailers

August 10, 2012 Ashleigh Wight

Advanced Supply Chain is closer to reaching his £100m annual turnover goal after it exclusively revealed to MT.co.uk that it has secured deals with a number of retailers. Managing director Mike Danby says that in the past few weeks the haulage company has won contracts with customers including DFS,  Trespass, Ashbury Chocolates and John Cotton. Danby, who has stated that Advanced Supply Chain will achieve £100m annual turnover by 2016, believes that his company can also pass on big savings […]

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TNT Post win PRO-CURE contract

August 9, 2012 Ashleigh Wight

TNT Post have signed a two year contract with PRO-CURE, a provider of NHS commercial services across Oxfordshire, Buckinghamshire, Berkshire and Hampshire, saving the company a forecast £300,000. The contract covers PRO-CURE and its partners NHS Commercial Solutions and the East of England Collaborative Procurement Hub, which will receive a two day delivery service with TNT Post. Nick Wells, CEO TNT Post says: “More than ever before public savings are paramount. TNT Post is committed to effective and sustainable competition […]

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Ceva nets €16.9m John West contract renewal

August 9, 2012 Hayley Pink

Ceva Logistics has signed a €16.9m contract renewal with canned fish manufacturer John West, following a successful five-year relationship. The Leicestershire-based logistics firm will continue to provide UK supply chain operations, including collecting cleared cargo from the port of Felixstowe for onward transportation to Ceva’s’s shared-user facility in Mendlesham. Ceva will also provide customs clearance services and warehousing for John West, as well as managing all road transportation across the UK. Matthew Carroll, regional director, consumer and retail at Ceva, […]

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Hermes wins five-year JD Williams extension

August 7, 2012 Hayley Pink

Hermes has won a five-year contract extension with plus-size women’s clothing firm JD Williams, for handling UK and cross-border home deliveries. The extended deal, which will run until 2017, will see the parcels firm handling more than 15 million items per year for JD Williams’ 32 brands. Goods will be collected from DCs in Shaw, Greater Manchester and Hadfield, Derbyshire, in a fleet of 15 trailers before being transported to Hermes’ northern hub in Warrington for sorting and onward delivery […]

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‘Sheese the one’ for Culina with new Bute Island contract win

August 2, 2012 Hayley Pink

Culina has won a new distribution contract with Bute Island Foods to transport its vegan Sheese product to wholesalers and retailers across the UK. The food firm originally ran its Sheese distribution operation from Scotland, however, it decided it would be able to reach a wider market more effectively by switching to a logistics provider with national capabilities and a stronger southern presence. Temperature-controlled specialist Culina will manage the new contract from its Stafford hub, with stock brought into the […]

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Wincanton scoops Neal’s Yard contract extension

August 1, 2012 Hayley Pink

Wincanton has won a contract extension with organic skincare firm Neal’s Yard, which will run until at least 2014. The logistics firm has worked with Neal’s since 2008 when it scooped a three-year deal to handle warehousing and deliveries from its 500,000ft² shared-user DC in Greenford, West London. Jon Hiatt, operations director at Neal’s Yard Remedies, says: “To support our growth plans we need the flexibility that Wincanton’s supply chain solutions provide, coupled with the agility to be able to […]

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Norbert Dentressangle wins bootiful Bernard Matthews contract

July 26, 2012 Christopher Walton

Bernard Matthews has appointed Norbert Dentressangle (ND) to manage national storage and distribution for its frozen and fresh products. ND will supply Norfolk-based Bernard Matthews Farms with frozen and chilled consolidation services at shared cold stores in Easton, Norfolk and Lowestoft, Suffolk – sites ND says it has invested £1.5m in. It will be responsible for picking and delivery of orders to 500 different delivery points on a day-one for day-two basis throughout the UK and Ireland. Richard Hall, Bernard […]

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Wincanton signs £30m deal with AvantiGas

July 25, 2012 Christopher Walton

LPG supplier AvantiGas has extended its partnership with Wincanton, extending its contract by five years in a £30m deal. Wincanton runs a 40-vehicle fleet, from seven sites across the UK for AvantiGas, distributing LPG to commercial and domestic consumers. Driver numbers ranging from 56 during peak winter months to between 30 and 40 during the summer. Chris Kingshott, MD, manufacturing, at Wincanton, says  the redeployment of assets and drivers to other Wincanton contracts with seasonal demands ensures that AvantiGas distribution […]

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Bibby Distribution puts Morrisons consolidation contract InMotion

July 25, 2012 Hayley Pink

Bibby Distribution has won a contract with Morrisons to operate five regional consolidation centres (RCC) across the UK. Bibby will operate the five RCC operations from its existing facilities in Yorkshire, the East Midlands, the South East, Staffordshire and the South West. First to go live will be Yorkshire and the East Midlands, which will begin operations in the next three months. The logistics firm says it will use existing vehicles on the contract to begin with, but will invest […]