KFC was forced to temporarily close hundreds of restaurants across the UK last weekend when “teething problems” with its new partnership with DHL Supply chain saw it run out of chicken. The chain handed its logistics operation to DHL last year, when it said it was “rethinking” its processes and “placing distribution and logistics at the heart of our new supply chain strategy”. The operator delivers food and packaging products to KFC’s 850 stores, and also manages its warehousing. It […]
Hovis has awarded Abbey Logistics a UK contract to provide bulk flour distribution to its bakeries in the Midlands and the South.
Supermarket group Morrisons has renewed its contract with Norbert Dentressangle for the operation of two of its distribution centres in Scotland. The new contract, which extends ND’s involvement for a further two years, covers the 575,000ft² composite DC at Bellshill and the Eurocentral 85,000ft² fresh produce DC, also near Glasgow. Christian Salvesen, which ND acquired in 2007 has been involved in the Bellshill DC since it opened in 1989. The site was initially run for Safeway until its takeover by […]
DHL Express has revealed that it intends to sell its same-day domestic business to technology distributor Rico Logistics later this month, as it continues to focus on the international express market.