DHL Supply Chain has opened a new 11-acre multi-user RDC in Avonmouth to boost its south-west operation. The new site, near Bristol, will enable customers to use shared facilities and vehicles, which DHL said “offers users economies of scale”, while reducing wasted space and overheads. It has been designed to be as flexible as possible, with 120,000ft² of ambient chambers and 35,000ft² of temperature-controlled sheds. Flexible dock doors and ground level access points allow for a wide range of vehicles […]
Liverpool-based nut processor and packer Trigon Snacks has awarded a new contract for warehousing and distribution of its brands, including Planters and BigD, to Culina. Under the deal, Trigon products will be stored at Culina’s Middleton depot, near Manchester, and delivered using a shared user-model to wholesalers and retailers throughout the UK. A key issue in choosing Culina was the ability of the warehousing component of the operation to cope with seasonal peaks, said Trigon Snacks supply chain manager Kevin […]
The FTA Everywoman in Transport and Logistics Awards has had a birthday makeover for its 10th anniversary, with a list of brand new categories for next year’s event.
DHL said that it remains satisfied with the performance of its Supply Chain subsidiary, despite a 23% year-on-year fall in turnover caused in part by a change in the way its NHS Supply Chain contract reports revenue.