Yearsley Logistics has completed the first phase of its new £20m northern ‘superhub’ in Heywood, Greater Manchester. The new 13.6-acre cold, which will be constructed in three phases, will double the chilled distribution specialist’s pallet capacity from 40,000 to 80,000 units per night. Harry Yearsley, MD at the Lancashire firm, said the north-west site was strategically chosen to fulfil its contract as preferred UK supplier of frozen logistics to global bakery supplier CSM, which it secured last year. He added: […]
The recent heatwave has seen massive spikes in retail volumes for chilled and frozen goods, according to DHL Supply Chain. The UK’s largest logistics firm said the hot weather in July had seen demand for bottled water rise by 45% and soft drink volume increase by 35%.
Yearsley Group has introduced a new global logistics and freight-forwarding service. The group says it can now offer customers a complete logistics operation from pick-up overseas (via partners) and import via air or sea, to delivery through its UK distribution network. The Lancashire firm says the new service will enhance its domestic port-side collection and delivery operation. It anticipates high demand from its UK manufacturing customers wishing to reduce the number of operators they use throughout a product’s journey. Tim […]
NFT is urging food manufacturers and retailers to bring forward availability and adopt strict dispatch time policies during the Olympics, or face a failure to sell their goods in the event of delays. The chilled distribution specialist says real-time monitoring and communication of sales will be key to the success of the supply chain during the Games. “Retailers and manufacturers must reserve capacity at the earliest opportunity to ensure delivery on shelf,” says NFT supply chain director Alex Fisher. He […]