DSV Road has won a two year contract to transport all Marks & Spencers beer, wine and spirits from its UK suppliers to the M&S Distribution Centre in Daventry.
Using a combination of dedicated and network vehicles, DSV Road will collect the beer, wine and spirits from suppliers throughout the UK and deliver into the Daventry DC in one-hour time slots.
Philip Eaves, Head of Primary Logistics at Marks & Spencer says: "We were impressed by DSVs logistics experience and IT solutions. DSV showed determination to find the right, cost-effective solution for our precise requirements."
Chris Malyon, Head of Sales & Marketing – DSV Road, says the company is delighted to be working with Marks & Spencer, and is committed to helping the customer meet its tough environmental targets.
"Not only have we designed the collection routes to minimise road miles as much as possible, our vehicles meet the highest emissions standards and all our drivers are SAFED trained to reduce fuel consumption," he says.
DSV Road is one of the top three road transport operators in Europe, with a wide range of dedicated, groupage and specialist services including temperature controlled, hanging garment and hazardous cargo.