Kuehne + Nagel (K+N) is to invest £5m in multi-temperature distribution centres and a fleet of 60 vehicles for a long term new food service customer, Spirit Pub Company. K+N sees food service as a significant growth market, already representing £50m of its UK contract logistics business, much of it with Whitbread, where volumes have grown 50% to 31m cases a year since 2008. Spirit demerged in September 2011 from Punch Taverns, and is one of the UK’s leading pub […]
A year after acquiring a 90% controlling stake in Europa Worldwide Logistics, MD Andrew Baxter said the firm is on track to hit its growth targets, although that will come with a short-term dip in profit. Baxter told MT: “It is our objective to be the number one groupage operator in the UK. That will be achieved, but there is a question of how long it will take to achieve that. Our growth will be held up because we are […]
ACS&T, has signed a one-year deal with two London-based bakeries within the Michael’s Pitta Bread Group.
Hoyer has extended its ‘longstanding relationship’ with BP to provide aviation fuel transport and logistics services throughout the UK.