Müller Wiseman Dairies has confirmed that it will close its Pensilva, Cornwall depot and transfer operations to its Bridgwater site. The decision was prompted by a change in customer requirements, mainly a movement away from individual store deliveries and delivering into RDCs instead. MD Carl Ravenhall said: “The whole team, together with union representatives worked extremely hard to find ways of addressing the challenges facing this depot, but unfortunately we have been unable to establish an economic basis for continuing […]
Redhead International has opened a new depot in Bristol to provide a platform to drive growth into Eastern Europe, including Russia and the Balkan states. The new service will particularly appeal to businesses looking to transport between one and four pallets internationally, says Redhead. Tony Suggitt, Redhead’s joint MD, adds: “The success of the new facility in Bristol is very important to our growth plans. “It provides us with a platform to offer our industry renowned flexible solutions to companies […]
Lidl’s plans to challenge a court decision giving the GMB the right to represent workers at the retailer’s Brigend, Wales, depot has been strongly condemned by the union.