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 […]
Nick Hay has joined the board of tech start-up Connected2, which provides an Uber-style agency platform to the HGV driver market.
Clothes retailer Gap said it could close down its Rugby distribution centre following a strategic review of its warehouse and distribution model.
Glasgow haulier John G Russell (Transport) has warned the distribution sector of a “difficult” 12 months ahead as costs keep rising while rates and profit margins continue to stagnate. Alan Poulton, chief executive, logistics at the group, told MT the firm was finding it increasingly difficult to squeeze further efficiencies out of its operation and said that, in terms of rates: “We are not getting, and have not got for some time now, an increase that reflects the quality and […]