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Clipper Logstcs Plc awarded five year Tesco contract

Monday, 9 Jun 2014 02:00am EDT

Clipper Logstcs Plc:Says it has been awarded major five year contract extension with Tesco.In addition to Clipper's existing e-fulfilment solutions for the retailer, the deal is to include the development of additional services to support the growth of their online clothing business.In order to match Tesco's growth plans the contract will be serviced from a 400,000 sq foot facility in Daventry.This will create up to 200 jobs in the short term, with significant potential for further employment opportunities in the longer term as the contract progresses.Says bespoke solution will include added value pre-retail services, which will ensure clothing is made retail ready and available for customer delivery, in a timely manner.Contract builds on an already successful solution for Tesco's online clothing, which has been in operation since 2009.Under Clipper's proposal, the new Daventry distribution centre will be operated on a shared user basis, a model that allows multiple retailers of varying sizes to spread cost, technology and skills across more than one contract.Says site is schedule to undergo a significant refit in order to prepare for the new contract, which will create a class leading solution for on-line clothing fulfilment.Says first stock is expected to arrive at the Daventry site in Aug. 2014 as the contract is introduced on a phased basis to ensure minimum disruption.

TransContainer OAO signs contract with Mechel OAO for container shipments-Interfax

Wednesday, 23 Apr 2014 04:43am EDT

TransContainer OAO:Russian mining and steel company Mechel OAO TransContainer OAO signed an agreement for centralized cargo shipment-Interfax.The agreement was signed on the sidelines of the 19th Moscow International Transport & Logistics Exhibition and Conference TransRussi.According to the document, the company will handle multi modal transportation of Mechel's cargo of various types in containers.The annual turnover of cargo will amount to over 5,000 twenty-foot container units.Currently TransContainer OAO ensures monthly transportation of some 400-450 twenty-foot containers with Mechel's industrial facilities' cargo to its partners in Russia and abroad.Financial details were not disclosed.

Id Logistics SAS updates on FY 2013 business activities

Thursday, 23 Jan 2014 01:06pm EST

Id Logistics SAS:Says it was selected by Carrefour for its future site in Les Arcs, to serve all of its stores in the south-east of France.Says the Suntory Group (Orangina-Schweppes, Europeenne d’embouteillage) selected ID Logistics to operate its platform in Chessy.Says Point P, via its specialist retailers CEDEO and BROSSETTE, selected ID Logistics to operate two platforms in Derval and Satolas.Says it extended its partnership in Brazil with Privalia, already client in Spain.Announces new platform in Russia for the MVideo Group.Says it opened a platform for Auchan in Poland.No financial details were provided.

Hunter Fan selects Ryder System Inc to manage multi-client distribution center in Memphis

Thursday, 23 Jan 2014 07:55am EST

Ryder System Inc:Says it has been selected by Hunter Fan, to manage the company`s one mln square foot distribution center in Memphis, Tenn.Says the operation is staffed by Ryder employees responsible for shipping and receiving, inventory management, order consolidation, and value-added services supporting the delivery of Hunter Fan branded products to retailers nationwide.

KCTC announces termination of contract with Korea-based ship company

Wednesday, 15 Jan 2014 11:29pm EST

KCTC:Says the termination of a contract with a Korea-based ship company of KOREA MARINE TRANSPORT CO., LTD in Wuam Dock to supply container unloading service.Says shutdown of Wuam Dock from Jan. 31 due to dock integration by KBCT as the reason of the termination.Says the terminated part of contract amount is 14,476,027,471 won.

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