Browsing: Logistics

Providing the pulling power

British Gypsum is using rail freight operator GB Railfreight to move desulphogypsum (DSG) to its plant at Robertsbridge, East Sussex, from the Drax coal-fired power station at Selby.

Multimillion home delivery deal for Salvesen

DIY retailer Focus Wickes has recruited European logistics specialist Christian Salvesen to handle its home deliveries as part of a multimillion, three-year contract.

Wincanton wins shoe national contract

The management of Bradford-based shoe manufacturer Stylo Barratt Shoes’ national distribution operations is being handled by Wincanton as part of a £9M, three-year contract.

K&N still flying high with FLS aerospace

Logistics services provider Kuehne & Nagel’s (K&N) contract with FLS Aerospace has been renewed for a further three years. The deal involves KN Aviation Logistics (KNAL) providing optimised, assembled and consolidated freight management activities to FLS,

Desperately seeking pan-European logistics providers

More than 39% of retailers and manufacturers across Europe are seeking a single pan-European logistics contractor while some 65.2% will look for such a provider in five years time, according to a new survey by market analysis company Analytica.

Retailer aims for “store friendly supply”

Boots the Chemist is moving towards supplying products straight to shelf, says its director of logistics, Peter Scriven. He says the high street retailer has already been trialling the scheme in three stores, although the proposed scheme is very much

DIRFT volumes up 50%

Rail freight traffic through the Daventry railport on the 365-acres DIRFT Logistics Park is reaching new records, providing encouraging news for the park’s developer, Seven Trent Property, who has been given the Government go-ahead for a major expansion