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: […]
Fowler Welch is on course to achieve a stronger set of financial figures this year than last, the chief executive of its parent company has told MT.co.uk. Dart Group’s Philip Meeson said despite tough prevailing economic conditions, Fowler Welch continues to grow its business and prove that its service levels are attractive to customers. “We’re gaining more business and we’re very satisfied with the progress that is being made and the support we get from our customers,” said Meeson. “The […]
NFT is to venture south with the opening of a major warehouse as it eyes a larger slice of the £34bn of food imports to the UK. It hopes the move will help increase its annual turnover from £170m to £250m within four years.
Bibby Distribution has moved into chilled and frozen logistics after securing a three-year contract with supermarket discounter Netto.