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 […]
Gist is to open a new distribution centre in Motherwell in September to replace its existing facilities in Bellshill, North Lanarkshire.
Gist is facing almost two weeks of strike action from warehouse staff as the result of a pay difference dispute.
Contract changes and one-off project costs contributed to Gist’s annual profit plunging by more than half last year, according to the firm’s latest results.