Temperature-controlled operator Reed Boardall said that the loss of a customer, and competitive pressures in its transport division, led to dips in turnover and profit in its most recent financial year. In the 12 months ending 31 March 2016 turnover at Reed Boardall Group fell from £65.9m to £64.3m, while pre-tax profit fell slightly to £4.26m from £4.28m. The year-on-year fall in turnover, said Reed Boardall, was attributable to a minor decrease in volumes due to the expected loss of […]
Culina has won a new distribution contract with Bute Island Foods to transport its vegan Sheese product to wholesalers and retailers across the UK. The food firm originally ran its Sheese distribution operation from Scotland, however, it decided it would be able to reach a wider market more effectively by switching to a logistics provider with national capabilities and a stronger southern presence. Temperature-controlled specialist Culina will manage the new contract from its Stafford hub, with stock brought into the […]
Temperature controlled storage and transport firm Reed Boardall has been named Fresh and Frozen Foods Haulier of the Year by retailer Tesco. The firm, which operates from a 142,000 pallet capacity cold store in Boroughbridge, North Yorkshire and runs 160 refrigerated trucks, won the award for a combination of good service and the use of high-capacity double-deck reefer trailers.
Costs associated with the opening of a new cold store last October at Boroughbridge, Yorkshire-based food logistics specialist Reed Boardall Group had a significant effect on the firm’s pre-tax profit for the year, it has emerged.