Great Bear Distribution has hired a former DHL Tradeteam manager as its new CEO. Alastair Isbister (pictured), who began the role this month, had previously held the position of VP business development and account management at DHL Tradeteam for more than seven years. He will report directly to Culina Group CEO Thomas van Mourik. Isbister said his goal is to expand Great Bear Distribution. He said: “I am looking forward to helping take Great Bear Distribution to the next level. […]
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 […]
Culina Group has entered into what it has described as a joint-venture with Northern Irish haulage firm Morgan McLernon.
Third party logistics firm Culina will open a new ambient food and drinks logistics facility in Port Salford next year, employing around 280 staff.