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 […]
NFT Distribution is to fit low rolling resistance tyres across its fleet of 430 tractor units and 550 trailers.
Chilled food logistics specialist NFT has announced a management restructuring that will see chief operating officer Ross Eggleton become chief executive at the firm in January.
NFT is urging food manufacturers and retailers to bring forward availability and adopt strict dispatch time policies during the Olympics, or face a failure to sell their goods in the event of delays. The chilled distribution specialist says real-time monitoring and communication of sales will be key to the success of the supply chain during the Games. “Retailers and manufacturers must reserve capacity at the earliest opportunity to ensure delivery on shelf,” says NFT supply chain director Alex Fisher. He […]