Walker Logistics has won three fulfilment contracts with Wild at Heart Foods, Bagworkshop.com, and Anyvan.com.
Glencoe Agriculture UK, which specialises in crushing soya bean and oilseed rape, is to use PD Ports’ Teesport as its northern distribution hub. The agriculture business already has a port site in the South – now it will also import agro-bulks into the North through the new Northern site.
UK subsidiary of winery Viña Concha y Toro has chosen Jigsaw for secondary distribution of its products across the UK. The transport company will manage distribution from the wine producer’s bottling facilities in both Manchester and County Durham.
UK shoppers are set to spend £20.6 billion on Christmas food and groceries this year – demonstrating 1.2 per cent growth in the grocery market, according to IGD figures.
Budget supermarket retailer Lidl is to open a £70 million, 628,000 sq ft distribution centre at the iPort development in Doncaster. The South Yorkshire based site will be the retailer’s 13th UK warehouse, and is part of a six million sq ft Verdion logistics scheme.