Bibby Distribution has moved into chilled and frozen logistics after securing a three-year contract with supermarket discounter Netto. The deal will see Bibby provide full frozen, chilled and ambient food logistics for Netto, which opened five stores in the North of England last year and plans a further 10 by the end of 2015. Bibby will manage stock from a central multi-retailer RDC in Scunthorpe, and will provide a dedicated fleet of multi-temperature reefer trailers with tail-lifts. The logistics firm […]
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 […]
No distribution centres will be closed if the proposed merger between Sainsbury’s and Asda gets the green light, Sainsbury’s chief executive Mike Coupe has pledged.
XPO Logistics has secured a new long-term reverse logistics contract with supermarket retailer Asda Walmart, after delivering a number of cost-cutting innovations.