Bibby Distribution is to operate a third primary consolidation centre (PCC) for Morrisons, with a further two planned by mid-2015 as part of the supermarket’s strategy to boost the efficiency of its national network. The new 10,000-pallet Kent hub will consolidate regular deliveries from suppliers in the South-East, where a Bibby-designed software system will create multi-vendor loads of mixed inventory lines to be taken to RDCs nationwide. Bibby said this approach would enable Morrisions’ store network to benefit from ‘little […]
Morrisons has been using a variety of vehicles supplied by Burnt Tree’s temperature-controlled rental business Refrigerental to support the opening of its M Local convenience stores.
Bibby Distribution has reported “a seamless transition” after winning a contract to manage the full logistics programme on behalf of Dairy Crest subsidiary Fayrefield FoodTec. The rolling contract includes the receipt and storage of raw dry food ingredients from suppliers, product sampling and final delivery to food manufacturers throughout the UK. The company said palletised deliveries to Fayrefield’s Crewe mixing plant and larger consignments to local customers have now been fully integrated into its network – operating out of Meir […]
Whether it is a major infrastructure project or small housing development, construction sites nowadays have to provide toilets, washing facilities and areas to rest and eat – creating a large demand for temporary amenities, writes Simon Jack.