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, […]
Union GMB is to ballot members at Bidvest Logistics after the company reconsidered the amount it was to increase employees’ pay by.
Trailer manufacturer Montracon has launched a full length double-deck reefer trailer following demand from operators for greater carrying capacity within the standard 13.6m trailer length. The 4.7m high straight frame trailer, called Jumbo during its development, has a 3.2m internal height creating 150m3 internal capacity. It can carry up to 52 UK pallets, or 66 Euro-sized pallets, using adjustable decking beams. Sales and marketing director Paul Mead says the trailer fills a gap in its refrigerated range. “It will appeal […]
Heywood, Lancashire-based Yearsley Logistics has still not commenced construction of the new 35m-high cold store in Peterborough it got planning approval for nearly two years ago.