Frozen food specialist Yearsley Logistics has added a blast freezing service at two sites, Belshill and Gillingham, using leased stand-alone freezer units from Dawsonrentals. Richard Couch, head of commercial at Yearsley Logistics, said: “The Dawson units are a direct response to customer need. We have a number of customers who, though they could handle their own freezing process, find it more economical and productive to use us. It means they can concentrate on what they do best – which is […]
Costs associated with the opening of a new cold store last October at Boroughbridge, Yorkshire-based food logistics specialist Reed Boardall Group had a significant effect on the firm’s pre-tax profit for the year, it has emerged.
Temperature controlled supply chain specialist Nagel Langdons saw its turnover increase by 11% year-on-year, but its margins contract slightly as it sought to maintain service levels for customers.
Refrigerated distribution specialist FreshLinc has taken delivery of four new longer semi-trailers from Gray & Adams. The four 14.6m long trailers, fitted with Carrier Vector dual-temperature fridges and BPW self-steer axles, can carry 28 pallets each – two more than a standard 13.6m trailer. They will be used for intensive trunking operations between Spalding, Lincs, and Scotland. Group fleet engineer Andy Marchant told MT.co.uk the trailers, which cost around £220,000 in all, had been constructed with extra strengthening components a […]