Dairy Crest has expanded its relationship with Gist, incorporating cream and flavoured milk into its existing milk supply chain operations for a major retailer. By combining the cream and flavoured milk volumes with the existing milk logistics operations, Dairy Crest and Gist said they will save warehousing space and eliminate around 1,200 trips, or more than 300,000 lorry kms, per year. Simon King, procurement director at Dairy Crest, said: “We are continually looking for ways in which we can improve […]
Gist is facing almost two weeks of strike action from warehouse staff as the result of a pay difference dispute.
A major investment strategy at Gist helped off-set the negative pull of a “challenging” UK food market last year and boost sales by 9% last year.
Müller UK and Ireland is planning a rapid integration of Dairy Crest’s dairy operations following the completion of the £80m takeover deal.