Peterborough-based logistics firm PC Howard has won a large-scale account with Clark-Drain after impressing the manufacturer with its reliable delivery service.

Palletways member PC Howard, which is based in Kings Cliffe, Peterborough, has depots in Corby and Northampton and operates a fleet of around 100 vehicles and 150 trailers. It has depots in Corby and Northampton and has 250,000sq feet of warehousing.

The company has been appointed as the sole haulier for the distribution of Clark-Drain’s products including man-hole covers and drainage systems to merchants and clients across the country. As part of the deal, PC Howard expects to move multiple full trailers a day.

Commenting on the contract, George MacDonald, Clark-Drain supply chain manager, said: “PC Howard got in touch at a time where we were looking for a new provider to handle our nationwide freight distribution.

“We needed a logistics partner with proven reliability that could also deliver service excellence, which we found in PC Howard.

“We’ve been impressed with PC Howard’s level of expertise in delivering our goods to our customers on-time. This is a great coming together of two likeminded, family-owned businesses in the East Midlands, both focused on going the extra mile for their customers. I have no doubt working with PC Howard will help us improve on our already impressive customer service record.”

Jasper Sawyer, PC Howard business development manager, added: “Winning the Clark-Drain contract is testament to our dedicated customer service team who work tirelessly to provide a professional and reliable distribution service.

“Clark-Drain were also impressed by Palletways’ market-leading IT systems which remain at the forefront of our operations.

“Our shared values will make our relationship with Clark-Drain a great success and by offering a flexible and dynamic distribution service we will help contribute to their continued growth across the UK.”