Pall-Ex has appointed former Shears Bros’ general manager Colin Hawkins (pictured) to the newly created role of owned operations director. The promotion will see him overseeing all of the network’s operation depots including Cranleigh Distribution Services, Pall-Ex London, Cornwall-based Intercounty Distribution and Shears Bros (Transport) in Bournemouth, which it purchased in 2017. Hawkins will also sit on the UK operating board. He said: “Each area is a challenging one for pallet networks but having an owned presence in these key […]
Yearsley Group has won a new contract with bakery products manufacturer CSM that will see it collect, store and distribute more than 300 finished frozen product lines. The deal involves collections from CSM’s factory at Bromborough, on the Wirral, consolidation of goods at Yearsley’s Heywood cold store in Lancashire, and distribution via the firm’s national network of warehouses to retailers nationwide. The operation also involves some repacking. Yearsley Group cold storage and distribution sales director Tim Moran said a dedicated […]
Following a small-scale trial last year, Norbert Dentressangle has secured a new contract with Cambridge seed supplier RAGT Seeds for delivery of a range of cereals, maize, grass and winter oilseed rape seeds to farmers across mainland Europe.