Sainsbury’s has revealed it is piloting a naturally refrigerated trailer to transport chilled and frozen goods. The CO2 refrigerated unit is part of the supermarket’s strategy to slash its carbon footprint by reducing depot to store transport emissions by 35% by 2020, with an absolute reduction of 50% by 2030. Nick Davies, Sainsbury’s head of transport operations, said: “We will be monitoring its performance closely and if successful, in line with our replacement plan, it could help us save over […]
Wincanton is to reach its 20 year milestone with H J Heinz, having renewed its long-standing contract with the food giant until at least 2019.
Wincanton will be back in the black this financial year as the group’s extensive restructuring and disposals programme bears fruit. Wincanton chief executive Eric Born tells MT: “When [we] started this programme we said it would take two years to arrest the decline. We are bang on track. It’s absolutely what I’m expecting.” A year of restructuring and disposals saw it sell its European operations to focus on the UK and Ireland, dispose of its 20% shareholding in Culina Logistics […]