Culina plans to open a chilled distribution centre in Bristol after winning new and extended contracts with major food brands. The proposed 210,000ft² DC is expected to open in the second quarter of 2013 and will replace its current Cabot Park warehouse, which is located on an adjacent site. The new warehouse will double the operator’s storage capacity in the South West, adding around 10,000 chilled pallet spaces. Culina hopes to operate 20 contracts out of the new DC, including […]
The recent heatwave has seen massive spikes in retail volumes for chilled and frozen goods, according to DHL Supply Chain. The UK’s largest logistics firm said the hot weather in July had seen demand for bottled water rise by 45% and soft drink volume increase by 35%.
Ocado plans to invest £100m in its hubs, depots and vehicles this year to increase capacity in its network.
Maritime Transport has taken delivery of six Lawrence David curtain-sided trailers in Decathlon livery.