Under a new contract Bibby Distribution is to provide full food logistics services for Netto UK. The 3PL will handle frozen, chilled and ambient food logistics for the discounter, which opened five stores in the North of England last year and plans to open another ten by the end of this year.
Derrick Potter, executive chairman of Potter Logistics, started in business during 1965 with one yellow lorry and great ambitions. Fifty years later, the company operates from eight distribution centres and rail freight terminals and employs more than 300 staff – its trucks make hundreds of deliveries every day.
As part of its ongoing quest to expand its UK and European networks, Pall-Ex has made significant changes to its senior management team as it continues to drive up quality standards across the industry.
A member of the Palletways European palletised freight distribution network, Bristol-based John T Evans, has unveiled a new vehicle which is now being used on the recently won contract with The Yankee Candle Company to deliver their products across Europe – and, as vehicle liveries go, it must be one of the most eye-catching on the road.
Ryder Cup Europe has announced that FedEx is to be an Official Supplier to The 2014 Ryder Cup. This year, the biennial event is being held at Gleneagles, Scotland, on 23rd-28th September, with the competitive matches taking place on the final three days.