NFT has signed its largest fresh produce contract since opening its flagship facility at Tilbury. The contract is a four-way collaboration between a range of growers, importers, specialised reefer operator Sea Trade, the Port of Tilbury and NFT. The deal will see 5,000 pallets of produce arriving weekly compromising 50% bananas and 50% pineapples. The supply chain begins in Costa Rica, with the goods travelling 4816 nautical miles direct from Puerto Limon to Tilbury riverside in two weeks. The co-ordinated […]
EmergeVest, the Hong Kong-based private-equity investor that has acquired CM Downton, NFT Distribution and Palletforce over the past four years, has merged its road transport and logistics assets into one company: EV Cargo.
This year’s most read was dominated by the sad demise of national haulier Canute, which never recovered from the end of its long-term contract with retailer Wilko last year.
Former NFT Distribution sales and marketing manager Dale Fiddy has joined Fowler Welch as its strategic development director.