Culina Group has entered into what it has described as a joint-venture with Northern Irish haulage firm Morgan McLernon. Although the terms of the agreement have not been disclosed, Culina said in a statement that “the joint venture is a logical next step for both companies”. “Due to the strong partnership between Morgan McLernon and Culina Group business CML Fulfilment & Logistics, it made great sense for Culina Group to bring Morgan McLernon into the family,” it said. CML Fulfilment […]
Wincanton has warned that a decline in customers’ volumes and a reduced demand for warehousing will “adversely affect” the business in the next 12 months. In a trading update issued today (Tuesday 3 April), the group says that while it has successfully retained and won new contracts across all sectors, market conditions in retail, FMCG and containers have been challenging. It adds that a number of its customers are seeing a decline in volumes, which is resulting in reduced demand […]
Eddie Stobart’s holding company GreenWhiteStar Acquisitions (GWSA), which was sold to Culina Group last week, made a £15m loss last year and had net debts of £144.5m.
Liverpool-based nut processor and packer Trigon Snacks has awarded a new contract for warehousing and distribution of its brands, including Planters and BigD, to Culina. Under the deal, Trigon products will be stored at Culina’s Middleton depot, near Manchester, and delivered using a shared user-model to wholesalers and retailers throughout the UK. A key issue in choosing Culina was the ability of the warehousing component of the operation to cope with seasonal peaks, said Trigon Snacks supply chain manager Kevin […]