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JDR Distribution launches midlands ‘moved4u.com’

BRANDED DELIVERY SERVICE WITH DUAL OPTION FACILITY. TAMWORTH-based JDR DISTRIBUTION LIMITED has launched a new business delivery service, branded as 'moved4u.com'. It offers a regional consolidation gateway, providing fast, flexible, efficient and cost-effective single or multi-drop delivery options

Within moved4u.com there are two available services………………………..
'moved4u-Business Delivery' which is a 24/7 drop-in, pay-as-you-use pallet delivery service, with no committed minimum volumes required, and 'moved4u-Home Delivery', which is to be introduced later in the year, and is a drop-in home delivery service, dedicated to providing continuous delivery to homes between 06.00 and 22.00 hours, seven days a week

JDR says that there are many key features to moved4u.com, such as the absence of required minimum volumes, the 'open-door' access to the service through an IT web-based browser, the lack of fussy procedures and the simplicity-of-use which combine to make it more attractive than other consolidation services. This is borne out by the substantial early take-up of and interest in the brand.

The way moved4u-Business Delivery works, is that customers drop in their pre-labelled pallets to the Tamworth hub, having input the jobs online beforehand. As a 24/7 facility, the time of receipt and unload are flexible to suit the needs of the customer. The consignments are then delivered as required, and are monitored and controlled by an Operations Support Desk, notifying the customer of any issues and resolving them at the time. Emails are sent to confirm any delivery exception resolutions, and by midnight all POD images are emailed to each customer, with a summary report of all delivery exceptions and their resolutions.

Initially, both the moved4u-Business Delivery and moved4u-Home Delivery services will operate out of a 270,000 sqft centre in Tamworth, located just off the M42 at Junction 10. Deliveries will be despatched to postcodes ranging from West Wales across to Lincoln, Oxford and up to Stoke-on-Trent. Details of other moved4u.com locations and deliver postcode areas identified for roll-out will follow soon.

Says JDR Distribution's managing director Jarrod Baughan: “This is a very exciting time in the company's development following the MBO. The brand will actively offer very real flexibility and delivery solutions for customers whose only alternative is a network or their own fleet. Not only are we cost effective – due to our operating model, but we have a proven track record of high volume regional distribution, excellent service management credentials and a web-based IT system that provides real-time, delivery management information”.

JDR's origins go back to 1980 as a humble haulage company, then in 2006, the company underwent a management buy-out (MBO), headed by Jarrod Baughan MILT. He has many years' experience in the transport and logistics industry, having worked with Christian Salvesen, Wholesale Fittings, Parceline and at the start-up and launch of the innovative home-shopping success Ocado (the highly successful Waitrose brand home shopping service).

The company has a current turnover of over £5.1 million in a business now providing; dedicated-vehicle contracting and the moved4u.com brand consolidated regional distribution. With the now successful launch of moved4u.com, the company anticipates further rapid growth and an ever-widening UK presence.

For further details, contact Stuart Pegg, Business Development Manager on 01827-871708 or email: spegg@moved4u.com
Website: www.moved4u.com

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