Lloyd Fraser Holdings has said it is “broadly pleased” with its performance after reporting a rise in profit before tax of almost 60%. In the year to 31 August 2014, the firm notched up a near 14% gain in turnover to £53.85m (2013: £47.28m) while profit before tax shot up over 59% to £2.06m (2013: £1.29m). The company, which employs 575 and whose subsidiaries include Lloyd Fraser (Bulk Liquids), Lloyd Fraser (Dairy Services), Lloyd Fraser Logistics and Lloyd Fraser (Distribution), […]
Ocado plans to invest £100m in its hubs, depots and vehicles this year to increase capacity in its network.
The Co-operative Group’s consolidation of its logistics operations in the South West at a new operating centre in Avonmouth will be completed by April, despite continuing concerns from union Unite. The group’s food wing ceased operations at Chelston, Torbay earlier this month and the Co-op’s Portbury, Bristol site will close on 6 April. In a statement the retailer said operations at the Avonmouth depot commenced in October with the first inbound deliveries of ambient product. It added that 42 warehouse […]
Müller UK and Ireland is planning a rapid integration of Dairy Crest’s dairy operations following the completion of the £80m takeover deal.