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 […]
Sainsbury’s has postponed plans to develop a new regional DC on the outskirts of Exeter, two years after receiving planning permission, as it now has no immediate need for a depot in the area.
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 […]
Argos employees from across the UK are to protest outside its new owner Sainsbury’s’ HQ next week, after the company failed to guarantee their futures within the business.