Gist is to open a new distribution centre in Motherwell in September to replace its existing facilities in Bellshill, North Lanarkshire. The 80,000ft2, temperature-controlled site will be used for Gist food manufacturer and food retail clients. Gist chief executive Martin Gwynn said: “We are always looking to build on our successful customer partnerships and the Motherwell site allows us the space to grow our business in Scotland.” Gwynn also said that Gist was “looking forward to announcing new contract wins […]
Gist has expanded its contract with Young’s Seafood with additional volumes out of its sites in Grimsby and Fraserburgh.
Gist is facing almost two weeks of strike action from warehouse staff as the result of a pay difference dispute.
A major investment strategy at Gist helped off-set the negative pull of a “challenging” UK food market last year and boost sales by 9% last year.