Turkey farmer and supplier Bernard Matthews has renewed its storage and distribution contract with XPO Logistics for a further three years. Under the terms of the contract, XPO manages the food company’s national frozen storage facility and product distribution. Additionally, the operator handles seasonal fresh and frozen storage and distribution of Christmas turkeys; a time-sensitive operation with “fast production to deliver time scales”. XPO originally won the contract back in 2012, when it was operating under the Norbert Dentressangle name. […]
Norbert Dentressangle has won a four-year contract with hand and power tool supplier Toolbank, covering distribution to stores and Christmas peak warehousing.
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