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. […]
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 […]
Third party logistics firm Culina will open a new ambient food and drinks logistics facility in Port Salford next year, employing around 280 staff.
DHL Tradeteam has been threatened with industrial action by a second union over working conditions on its Carlsberg contract, which went live earlier this year.