Construction has begun on NFT’s new 230,000ft² distribution centre for food importers at the Port of Tilbury. The new dockside facility is due to open at the end of the year and will have capacity 25,000 pallets, handling a through put of 2.5 million cases per week. Dale Fiddy, sales and marketing director at NFT, said: “Our concept is very simple. By offering true seamless end-to-end logistics solutions, from factory of origin to port of entry, warehousing, and onward distribution […]
Potter Group Logistics has had its storage and distribution contract with Greencore Grocery extended by a further two years. The contract, worth approximately £3.2m, sees Potter group storing and moving ambient finished products for the manufacturer to customers in retail and foodservice sectors. Greencore Grocery has now retained Potter Group Logistics as its third party logistics partner for 12 years, storing its ingredients and packaging at Potter’s Selby DC. In 2009, this business was extended to include the storage and […]
4) Steve Strachota, Tesco’s UK and Ireland distribution director Strachota hit the mainstream media headlines, and the front page of Motor Transport, in the summer when he posted a tweet that appeared to celebrate the closure of five depots and opening of three new ones, adding: “Awesome teamwork, courageous leadership, a bit of luck”.