Temperature controlled storage and transport firm Reed Boardall has been named Fresh and Frozen Foods Haulier of the Year by retailer Tesco. The firm, which operates from a 142,000 pallet capacity cold store in Boroughbridge, North Yorkshire and runs 160 refrigerated trucks, won the award for a combination of good service and the use of high-capacity double-deck reefer trailers. Will Langham, Tesco’s primary manager for fresh and frozen foods, said Reed Boardall had striven to provide the best possible service […]
Online supermarket Ocado has created more than 1,000 driving, warehousing and operational support jobs as it looks to increase capacity in its network this year.
Eddie Stobart drivers facing redundancy at Tesco’s Doncaster DC look set to commence a second period of strike action next week, after talks between the operator and union Unite broke down. Unite rejected an improved severance deal for its 180 member drivers tabled at talks on the 19 October, despite Eddie Stobart claiming the enhanced package was worth an additional £1m. Further talks had been expected towards the end of this week but have now collapsed against the threat of […]
Cambridgeshire-based ambient food logistics specialist Bretts Transport has said it anticipates “a good profitable year” after reporting a 9.5% increase in turnover for the 12 months to the end of March.