Supply chain provider Gist has extended its services for soft fruit producer Berry Gardens after 20 years of working with the business. The new service will see Gist handle primary distribution of fresh produce to Sainsbury’s in the West Midlands. Gist chief executive Martin Gwynn said: “We are very pleased to be developing our long standing partnership with Berry Gardens. By delivering outstanding service and innovation, Gist continues to support our customers in the important fruit and produce sector.” The […]
Gist is facing almost two weeks of strike action from warehouse staff as the result of a pay difference dispute.
Operator Allport is marking its 50th anniversary this year by introducing a new corporate identity and livery to 380 vehicles across its fleet in the UK. Allport Cargo Services was adopted by subsidiaries and joint-venture partners in countries around the world last year, with the UK the final part of the operation to take up the new name. The redesign is part of a marketing push intended to strengthen its image within the retail market, where it works with the […]
Wincanton’s contract logistics business “is continuing to perform robustly”, it has said, while the company was hit by low volumes in its container business.