Gist is to open a new distribution centre in Motherwell in September to replace its existing facilities in Bellshill, North Lanarkshire. The 80,000ft2, temperature-controlled site will be used for Gist food manufacturer and food retail clients. Gist chief executive Martin Gwynn said: “We are always looking to build on our successful customer partnerships and the Motherwell site allows us the space to grow our business in Scotland.” Gwynn also said that Gist was “looking forward to announcing new contract wins […]
Gist has re-branded and restructured the European arm of its business, bringing several different operating companies and centres under one roof. In 2005 Gist acquired G Van Dongen Holdings, a conglomerate of seven temperature-controlled operators based in the Netherlands and Spain, with a customer base including Flowerplus, Fritolay, Maersk, and Tetrapak. Now, all seven businesses will run under the Gist banner from a central hub in Bleswijk, the Netherlands. Chief executive Martin Gwynn explained: “Traditionally these businesses have been running […]
Temperature-controlled operator Gist has chosen Carrier Transicold’s Vector 1550 refrigeration system for its renewal of its trailer fleet.
A strike by drivers and warehouse staff at the Motherwell site of logistics giant XPO Logistics (formerly Norbert Dentressangle) has been suspended after last-minute negotiations between the company and union Unite.