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    Gefco UK extends Jaguar Land Rover delivery deal


    Gefco UK has extended its relationship with Jaguar Land Rover with a delivery service. The operator has taken on new work with the manufacturer, moving finished vehicles from its Halewood production site to dealerships across central UK and the South East.It previously worked with Jaguar Land Rover in the area, ...

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    Foot in the door for XPO Logistics with Door-Stop International win


    XPO Logistics has signed a“multi-million pound” contract with door manufacturer Door-Stop International.The three year deal will see XPO move more than 10,000 doors for the Masonite group subsidiary.The operator will provide an end-to-end service for Door-Stop, starting at the manufacturer’s Nottingham site.Bulk deliveries will be made to XPO’s Rochester and ...

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    XPO Logistics freezes out DHL with Iceland contract


    XPO Logistics has ousted DHL from its warehousing and distribution deal with frozen food retailer Iceland.The five-year deal to manage Iceland's distribution and warehousing operation, estimated to be worth approximately £500m, sees DHL replaced by XPO Logistics after an eight-year run. It is the largest contract XPO Logistics, previously Norbert ...

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    Parcelforce Worldwide reveals details of Palletways tie-up


    Parcelforce Worldwide has released the details of its contract with Palletways, revealed by in January.Speaking to at the start of the year about the deal, James Wilson, chief executive at Palletways, said that many of the national postal companies across Europe struggle to deliver express freight, especially the ...

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    Hermes to open ParcelShops in 450 Co-operative stores


    Hermes is rolling its click and collect ParcelShop service out to more than 450 Co-operative stores after a trial with the retailer. The partnership was piloted in 42 Co-op stores last year and, according to Hermes, the expansion of the deal makes the retailer one of its biggest business partners.The ...

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    Fowler Welch to provide transport for Dairy Crest


    Fowler Welch is set to take over transport operations at Dairy Crest’s national distribution centre (NDC) in Nuneaton from June.Following the sale of its dairy business to Müller UK, Dairy Crest has revealed it is in discussions with the operator over a partnership that would see the site opened up ...

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    Andyfreight stretches its deal with Newell Rubbermaid


    Stourbridge, West Midlands firm Andyfreight has confirmed a three-year extension to a UK-wide distribution contract with US company Newell Rubbermaid.The contract, which extends a 10-year relationship, involves the transport of some 50,000 pallets a year from Newell Rubbermaid’s Lichfield DC to retailers including Tesco and Amazon, Andyfreight commercial services manager ...

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    Fortec member Mitchell Storage and Distribution strikes deal with Driver's Foods


    Mitchell Storage and Distribution’s (MSD's) Fortec membership has helped it win a contract with national food services supplier Driver’s Foods.The family firm will distribute Driver's products, which include pickled onions, eggs and gherkins, to wholesalers supplying fish and chip shops across the UK.The deal covers distribution of between 45 and ...

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    CM Downton lands hat-trick of renewals


    CM Downton has scored a hat-trick of renewals worth £3.5m a year, with three paper and packaging industry clients.The Gloucestershire-based firm saw off fierce competition from rival transport companies to renew its existing contracts with Scandinavian paper manufacturer Holmen Paper; newsprint and magazine paper manufacturer Norske Skog; and plastic packaging ...

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    Premier Logistics wins Capitol Tiles contract


    Premier Logistics has signed a two-year contract with Capitol Tiles, which said it expected its deal with the haulier to “dramatically reduce” damage it had previously seen with pallet networks. The deal will see Premier service Capitol’s online and in-store operations, delivering tiles to homes and retail outlets across the ...

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    Whistl signs contracts with Aegon and Dixons Carphone


    Whistl has signed a seven year contract with pension and asset management company Aegon.The former TNT Post will collect, sort and transport 10 million items of post for Edinburgh-based Aegon every week.The operation will be fulfilled at the company’s new Tannochside sorting depot, which opened last year. Three times the ...

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    Bibby Distribution expands Roberts Bakery deal


    Bibby Distribution is expanding its operation with Frank Roberts and Sons, which trades as Roberts Bakery, four months after signing the initial contract. The deal, signed in November following a 12 month trial, was originally for distribution of products from Roberts Bakery sites in Cheshire and Derbyshire.It will now see ...

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    Speed Welshpool extends Radnor Hills deal by two years


    Logistics firm Speed Welshpool has extended its partnership with mineral water and soft drinks supplier Radnor Hills for another two years.Radnor Hills, which is looking to expand into the European market, said Speed Welshpool’s strong network, via its membership in Palletways, had helped seal the deal.Powys-based Speed Welshpool has worked ...

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    DHL signs five year deal with the Compass Group


    DHL Supply Chain has signed a five-year deal with contract catering giant Compass Group. The new deal will see DHL deliver product to Compass’s retail outlets in train stations and airports across the country.DHL will also provide waste management services on its return leg.Paul Richardson, MD of specialist services at ...

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    Knights of Old bags new Povoas Packaging contract


    Knights of Old has won a two year distribution contract with packaging provider Povoas Packaging. The deal will see Knights of Old deliver products from Midlands-based Povoas to businesses across the whole of the UK, spanning “from Scotland to Cornwall”.Povoas said it chose the operator because it is Midlands based, ...

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    Gefco extends Caterpillar packaging contract


    Gefco UK has extended its sustainable packaging contract with plant manufacturer Caterpillar BCP. The deal, which began with a trial towards the end of 2014, will see Gefco continue to deliver its plastic ‘GefBox’ containers to Caterpillar suppliers and collect them again from production sites.Gefco said the plastic packaging increases ...

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    XPO Logistics wins Freeride Tour contract


    XPO Logistics has won a contract to transport equipment for the 2016 Swatch Freeride Tour. XPO will use two bespoke vehicles on the European leg of the freestyle skiing and snowboarding competition, specially designed for operating at high altitudes.The trucks are fitted with snow tyres and chains, as well as ...

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    General Motors renews XPO-Vauxhall contract


    General Motors has extended its long-standing relationship with XPO Logistics with a three year renewal of its Vauxhall contract. The deal sees XPO make out-of-hours deliveries every night to more than 300 Vauxhall outlets across the UK.XPO collects cargo from the manufacturer’s national parts DC in Chalton, Bedfordshire before delivering ...

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    Kuehne + Nagel signs global five-year GlaxoSmithKline deal


    Kuehne + Nagel has signed a “transformational” new global contract with pharmaceutical materials provider GlaxoSmithKline (GSK). The five-year end-to-end deal will see the firm transport raw materials from GSK to its trade customers in more than 100 countries.Kuehne + Nagel was awarded the deal because of its previous experience in ...

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    XPO's not playing about after Entertainer contract extension


    Christmas has come early for XPO Logistics, which has extended its contract with toy retailer The Entertainer for a further 10 years. The extension comes after The Entertainer moved to a new 230,000ft² national DC in Banbury, Northampton, in the summer, having outgrown its previous Swindon site.XPO, whose relationship with ...