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 […]
Tesco is looking to hire 3,000 drivers to help meet the growing trend for online food shopping triggered by the Covid-19 pandemic lockdown.
Fashion retailer Primark has taken delivery of 15 longer semi-trailers (LSTs) manufactured by Stoke-on-Trent-based Don-Bur and arranged in partnership with DHL Supply Chain.
NFT is urging food manufacturers and retailers to bring forward availability and adopt strict dispatch time policies during the Olympics, or face a failure to sell their goods in the event of delays. The chilled distribution specialist says real-time monitoring and communication of sales will be key to the success of the supply chain during the Games. “Retailers and manufacturers must reserve capacity at the earliest opportunity to ensure delivery on shelf,” says NFT supply chain director Alex Fisher. He […]