Bibby Distribution has won a warehousing and distribution contract with coffee company Lavazza. The new contract, which will see the operator deliver coffee, biscuits, chocolates, crockery and promotional materials, will be run out of Bibby’s multi-user warehouse in Stoke-on-Trent. Around 160 orders per week will be packed and delivered to Lavazza’s food service customers, including independent and chain coffee shops, bars, restaurants and caterers. Lavazza chose Bibby as it was able to reduce order lead times from five to three […]
After unveiling double-digit rises in turnover and profit, Turners (Soham) has continued on the upward curve by securing a new five-year contract with Omya UK, one of the country’s leading producers of calcium carbonate. The deal for the management and movement of fine powder products, includes a Turners’ team based at Omya’s site at Melton near Hull operating a specialised fleet of 30 trucks and 40 pressurised tankers. The Newmarket, Suffolk-based operator has been working with Omya since 2006, delivering […]
Uncertainty over EU workers’ future employment rights is a “major concern” given that 10% of the UK’s driver workforce is from the EU, the FTA has warned.
Gregory Distribution has renewed its farm collection contract with Dairy Crest at Davidstow in Cornwall. The new contract, which commences on 2 December, is for a period of three years. In a statement the company says: “This renewal is a reflection of the continued commitment by all Gregory staff involved in the Dairy Crest contract to deliver the excellent service provided to our customer”. Resulting from this award, Gregory will be investing in a new fleet of vehicles and trailers […]