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 […]
Bernard Matthews has appointed Norbert Dentressangle (ND) to manage national storage and distribution for its frozen and fresh products. ND will supply Norfolk-based Bernard Matthews Farms with frozen and chilled consolidation services at shared cold stores in Easton, Norfolk and Lowestoft, Suffolk – sites ND says it has invested £1.5m in. It will be responsible for picking and delivery of orders to 500 different delivery points on a day-one for day-two basis throughout the UK and Ireland. Richard Hall, Bernard […]
Clipper Logistics Group has opened a new shared-user DC in Essex, which it hopes will improve service for retail customers in London and the South East.
In April, Leicester-based Widdowson achieved a significant milestone: it became the first third party selected by Waitrose to be the supermarket chain’s official logistics partner in the Midlands. Waitrose has previously nominated carriers only to assist with distribution in the North and South. The move demonstrates how far the operator has come since it started life as a coal merchant in the early 1900s – it is registered as AM Widdowson, which stands for Ada Mary, the wife of the […]