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 […]
The threat of industrial action at Gist has ended, with union Unite stating the argument over pay at a Hemel Hempstead DC run on behalf of Marks & Spencer has been resolved.
Gist has won a new contract with Arla Foods UK to store and distribute milk in the north of England and Scotland.
A strike by drivers and warehouse staff at the Motherwell site of logistics giant XPO Logistics (formerly Norbert Dentressangle) has been suspended after last-minute negotiations between the company and union Unite.