ACS&T has secured a three-year contract extension with foodservice brand Kara to manage outbound storage and distribution. The temperature-controlled specialist will collect frozen burger buns, breads and teacakes directly from Kara’s Manchester manufacturing site for palletised storage at ACS&T’s Wolverhampton hub. Up to 300 pallets per week will then be picked and dispatched to foodservice wholesaler Bidvest 3663. ACS&T and Kara – which belongs to the Fletchers Group of Bakeries – have already worked together for several years. Kevin Shaw, […]
Malcolm Johnstone, MD at ACS&T, has been appointed president of the Food Storage & Distribution Federation (FSDF).
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.
Yearsley Group has won a new contract with bakery products manufacturer CSM that will see it collect, store and distribute more than 300 finished frozen product lines. The deal involves collections from CSM’s factory at Bromborough, on the Wirral, consolidation of goods at Yearsley’s Heywood cold store in Lancashire, and distribution via the firm’s national network of warehouses to retailers nationwide. The operation also involves some repacking. Yearsley Group cold storage and distribution sales director Tim Moran said a dedicated […]