Norbert Dentressangle has won a warehousing and distribution contract with Villa Soft Drinks. The deal involves ND making daily collections from Villa’s Bradford headquarters, with products stored at Norbert’s Wakefield site in advance of distribution. ND will provide a mix of dedicated services while some loads will be integrated into its shared-user network. Villa manufactures a range of branded bottled water, juice, carbonated drinks, including major brands Hadrian Spring Waters, Fruit Jet and Bolt Energy Drink.
The Co-operative Group is expanding its back haul operation in a move that will save thousands of road miles and see 34,000 tonnes of food shop waste diverted from landfill.
The threat of a tanker driver strike could now be averted, as the Unite union and fuel distribution companies reach agreement over a new set of proposals. Unite has also been given an extended industrial action mandate of 21 May to allow it time to discuss the new proposals with its 1,200 tanker driver members. Peter Harwood, Acas chief conciliator, who has been heading up the negotiations, says: “Following a further two days of intensive discussions, a final set of […]
Advanced Supply Chain suffered a 44% drop in pre-tax profit in the year ended 30 June 2014, according to newly published accounts at Companies House.