Gist has won a new contract with Arla Foods UK to store and distribute milk in the north of England and Scotland. The operator will handle product from Arla’s Lockerbie dairy, providing warehousing for packaged milk from the site. It will also make daily deliveries of milk to retailers across Scotland and the North. Gist said it will integrate this service with movements for other clients, which will boost the efficiency of the transport operation. Arla Foods UK general manager […]
Contract changes and one-off project costs contributed to Gist’s annual profit plunging by more than half last year, according to the firm’s latest results.
A strike due to begin today by 100 dairy drivers working at Moran Logistics’ Leeds depot has been called off, with an “amicable conclusion” to the dispute reached.
CM Downton and Arla Foods have both launched national apprenticeship schemes to entice new workers into a sector feeling the pinch of a severe driver shortage.