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 to open a new distribution centre in Motherwell in September to replace its existing facilities in Bellshill, North Lanarkshire.
Gregory Distribution has renewed its farm collection contract with Dairy Crest at Davidstow in Cornwall. The new contract, which commences on 2 December, is for a period of three years. In a statement the company says: “This renewal is a reflection of the continued commitment by all Gregory staff involved in the Dairy Crest contract to deliver the excellent service provided to our customer”. Resulting from this award, Gregory will be investing in a new fleet of vehicles and trailers […]
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.