Royal Mail is reviewing the need for its mail distribution centre in Hatfield, Hertfordshire, but does not expect the decision to affect the vehicle operating centre at the same site. A spokeswoman said the current review of operations at its Northern Home Counties DC does not include the vehicle operating centre located the same site, which is authorised to run 100 vehicles and 80 trailers. The review was revealed as part of its ongoing transformation programme in which the firm […]
French yoghurt manufacturer Yoplait has extended its contract with chilled food and drink specialist NFT for a further three years. The contract involves NFT storing up to 500,000 cases a week at its Daventry depot, repacking products to meet UK requirements, and delivering to all the major UK retailers nationwide. This is in addition to a number of local convenience stores. It also involves the provision of order progress information via NFT’s customer portal. Flore Belbis, Yoplait logistics director, said […]
Tesco is re-tendering its transport operation after the announcement it would close two DCs and move some of its warehouse operations in-house.
Culina Logistics has won a new contract with food manufacturer The Redwood Wholefood Company to distribute its products to leading multiples and independent retailers. The contract is being managed from Culina’s Milton Keynes depot. Corby, Northamptonshire-based Redwood decided to change supplier in order to address a number of operational issues – in particular, to improve service levels and ensure consignments were delivered at the times agreed with retailers, said Culina. The logistics services supplier is providing a combined stockholding and […]