The GMB union has blamed the ongoing closure of hundreds of KFC outlets across the UK on the fast food chain’s “penny-pinching” switch from Bidvest to DHL Supply Chain. It said that while Bidvest previously ran the contract from a number of depots around the country, DHL was attempting to do it out of just one. The new operation went live on Tuesday 13 February, and hundreds of stores were forced to close just days later when they ran out […]
Temperature controlled storage and transport firm Reed Boardall has been named Fresh and Frozen Foods Haulier of the Year by retailer Tesco. The firm, which operates from a 142,000 pallet capacity cold store in Boroughbridge, North Yorkshire and runs 160 refrigerated trucks, won the award for a combination of good service and the use of high-capacity double-deck reefer trailers.
NWF Group, which owns Nantwich-based food logistics firm Boughey Distribution, has said its performance during the current financial year will be “significantly ahead of current market expectations”.
DHL Supply Chain has won a five year extension to its logistics management contract with apparel and home fashions retailer TJX Europe, which is known for its TK Maxx brand in the UK.