Browsing: Logistics

Extending long-term working relationships

Brighthouse, a fast growing chain of high street stores offering a wide range of home entertainment products, domestic appliances and furniture, has awarded Exel a further, three year transport contract, worth a total of £6M.

Land Rover restructures its supply chain

UCI Logistics has picked up more trade from Land Rover – it is now responsible for the manufacturer’s inbound supply chain across the UK and continental Europe. The extra business is the latest stage in the implementation of Lean Manufacturing processes a

The feel good factor

Yet another year has arrived and with it the chance for UK industry to inject the feel good factor especially after the uncertainty that arose in 2003 from crises such as the war in Iraq and the SARS outbreak, all of which had a knock-on effect on the glo

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.