Tuesday 23rd Jan 2018 - Logistics Manager

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Driver shortage stymies Ocado growth

Ocado increased sales by 11.6 per cent to £373.8 million for the 14 weeks to 3rd December – but said that growth had been restricted by a lack of drivers in certain locations.

AGRO buys Grocontinental

AGRO Merchants Group, which specialises in temperature controlled logistics, has acquired Shropshire-based Grocontinental.

NewCold on track to fill new cold store

NewCold Logistics, the frozen logistics operator, has agreed contracts for almost half of the additional 88,000 pallet spaces currently being added to its Wakefield warehouse.

Nisa to supply McColl’s stores after P&H demise

Nisa is to provide a short-term supply contract for McColl’s Retail Group, covering all stores that were previously supplied by Palmer and Harvey. The contract commences today (Monday 4th December).

Palmer & Harvey goes into administration

Wholesaler Palmer and Harvey has gone into administration with the loss of 2,500 jobs. Costcutter, which was supplied by Palmer and Harvey, has moved quickly to sign supply deal with the Co-op, while tobacco group Imperial Brands says it expects to lose £160 million as a result.