Reed Boardall has secured a contract with Young’s Seafood for the collection, storage and delivery of its foodservice business. The frozen business has been spun out of Reed Boardall’s chilled operation for Young’s, as well as its short-notice, third-party storage for Young’s site Pinney’s of Scotland. Chris Law, logistics manager for Young’s Seafood, said that the partnership had been “slowly developing” and Reed Boardall had “stepped up every time we have asked them to”. “We are impressed by their ability […]
Costs associated with the opening of a new cold store last October at Boroughbridge, Yorkshire-based food logistics specialist Reed Boardall Group had a significant effect on the firm’s pre-tax profit for the year, it has emerged.
Reed Boardall Group saw pre-tax profit rise almost 60% last year despite “fierce competition” in the transport industry and rising fuel costs.
Temperature controlled storage and transport firm Reed Boardall has been named Fresh and Frozen Foods Haulier of the Year by retailer Tesco. The firm, which operates from a 142,000 pallet capacity cold store in Boroughbridge, North Yorkshire and runs 160 refrigerated trucks, won the award for a combination of good service and the use of high-capacity double-deck reefer trailers.