A major investment strategy at Gist helped off-set the negative pull of a “challenging” UK food market last year and boost sales by 9% last year. However pre-tax profit at the food, networking and contracts logistics specialist fell by 2.7%, largely due to losses made on the disposal of fixed assets and a major fall in the income from shares in group undertakings during the period. According to the Basingstoke-based firm’s latest annual results to 31 December 2016, Gist saw […]
Gist has won one new contract and extended another with retailer Morrisons and flower supplier Dutch Flower Group respectively.
Marks & Spencer shaved 8.3% off its distribution costs last year.
The first of a series of strikes by Gist drivers over a pay dispute has been suspended for talks to take place, though plans for a further 11 strikes remain.