Temperature controlled operator Culina has bought 83 refrigeration units from Carrier Transicold as part of an ongoing fleet expansion. The Vector 1550 trailer units will be mounted onto Montracon and Gray and Adams trailers and used to carry products from food manufacturers to distribution outlets, regional distribution centres and retailers. The majority of the new units will be fitted to standard 13.6m trailers. Ten, however, will be put on 14.6m longer semi-trailers, which will form a part of the government’s […]
Culina Logistics has won a national distribution contract with natural sugar alternative firm Total Sweet. The contract, which began in September, will be operated out of Culina’s warehouse in Leighton Buzzard and will see it deliver pallets to retailers such as Waitrose, Sainsbury’s and Holland & Barrett, using its shared user network across ten sites. Total Sweet selected Culina as it was able to offer the firm greater flexibility in case picking costs than its previous logistics provider. Total Sweet […]
Culina Group has acquired Great Bear Distribution for an undisclosed sum, effective from today (1 March) in a move that significantly expands the ambient network of the temperature-controlled specialist.
Wincanton has warned that a decline in customers’ volumes and a reduced demand for warehousing will “adversely affect” the business in the next 12 months. In a trading update issued today (Tuesday 3 April), the group says that while it has successfully retained and won new contracts across all sectors, market conditions in retail, FMCG and containers have been challenging. It adds that a number of its customers are seeing a decline in volumes, which is resulting in reduced demand […]