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.
Unite members at Gist have been advised to accept a proposed increase in paid holiday after the two parties reached an agreement, avoiding a strike which was scheduled for 30 August.
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.