Temperature-controlled specialist ACS&T has won a one-year contract with meat and poultry processor Pinnacle Foods. The contract will see ACS&T providing tri-temperature transportation and storage for Pinnacle’s pork products, collecting goods from a manufacturing plant in Guildford, Surrey and taking them to the logistic firm’s Wolverhampton hub for onward pallet distribution to nationwide wholesalers. Mike Rice, business development director, ACS&T, said: “Our new deal with Pinnacle Foods is the latest in a string of contract wins and extensions for us […]
Grimsby, Lincolnshire food logistics specialist ACS&T has extended its contract with Isle of Bute based chicken products supplier Delta Foods by a further three years.
ACS&T said squeezed rates and higher subcontracting costs in its transport operations were the main reasons for a fall in operating profit during 2014, despite a boost in turnover.
Third-party logistics providers have this year won millions of pounds in business, taking on more work from existing customers as well as winning contracts from new clients. Motortransport.co.uk looks back at some of the highest value and longest contract wins of 2014.