Asda has opened its 621,000 sq ft chilled and frozen distribution centre and service centre Kingsway, Rochdale which will serve stores throughout the North West.
Have you started to consider how to cope with the “Modern Workplaces” proposals made by the government which may come in force in 2015? These proposals would allow working mothers and fathers to share 34 weeks of “flexible parental leave” following a reduced 18 week maternity leave period for the mother.
According to many operators, backload rates are ridiculously low: have you had experience of these? Or are you finding backloads at good rates?
Companies will increasingly need to be more agile and flexible in designing their distribution networks, according to Peter Ward, cargo supply chain commercial manager at DP World London Gateway.
From their Glenlough premises in Rathowen and known for producing the finest quality cooked meats, Irish family food producer Green Farm Fresh Foods is enjoying significant export growth, with support of specialist UK and Irish distribution partner, Oakland International.
Norbert Dentressangle has appointed Malcolm Wilson managing director of the group’s Logistics Division.
Food ingredient distribution specialist Maxim Logistics has hit upon a tasty recipe for fuel-saving success in the shape of its first three Mercedes-Benz tractor units.
Food manufacturers may soon be made to provide clear and accurate information on the country of origin of meat, Defra announced on 7th November.
IFE, the UK's biggest and most respected food and drink trade exhibition, has brought together some of the industry's leading figures to strategically advise on its 2013 event, taking place at ExCel London between 17-20 March.
ASG Services Ltd have built a very strong reputation for providing the most appropriate products in floor marking systems and warehouse rack labels for its customers particular requirements.
The Government is introducing real-time information (RTI) reporting during 2012/13,with most employers (there are only limited exemptions) reporting in real time from April 2013, and all employers routinely submitting payroll data using RTI from 6 October 2013.