French yoghurt manufacturer Yoplait has extended its contract with chilled food and drink specialist NFT for a further three years. The contract involves NFT storing up to 500,000 cases a week at its Daventry depot, repacking products to meet UK requirements, and delivering to all the major UK retailers nationwide. This is in addition to a number of local convenience stores. It also involves the provision of order progress information via NFT’s customer portal. Flore Belbis, Yoplait logistics director, said […]
Marine Harvest has extended its contract with Highlands-based Ferguson Transport to include deliveries of fish feed to salmon farms.
Plastic Omnium Auto Exterior has extended its contract with Bibby Distribution for a further three years. The contract has grown to include transport from the firm’s new facility in Edison Road, Hams Hall, in addition to warehousing and transport between its manufacturing plants in Measham, Derbyshire, and Faraday Road, Hams Hall. Bibby Distribution also delivers finished products to car manufacturers across the West Midlands and Cheshire. The operator runs fifteen vehicles on behalf of Plastic Omnium Auto Exterior. It also […]
They told us it would happen: in April 2012, advisory firm KPMG predicted a flurry of mergers and acquisitions in the logistics and distribution sector during the year… and that’s exactly what we got. Top of the pile in terms of the most noteworthy was undoubtedly the UPS/TNT Express merger announced in March and set to create a £37bn turnover logistics giant. The takeover was described at the time by TNT Express chief executive Marie-Christine Lombard as a move that […]