French authorities warn of border check port queues Subscription

23 Feb 2018 | By Andrew Don

France has corroborated the fears of the UK logistics industry over the reintroduction of border checks


Retail bodies back Brexit transition flexibility Subscription

23 Feb 2018 | By Ian Quinn

Retail leaders have welcomed the government’s intentions for the transition period to last “as long as it takes”

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KFC admits chicken waste as cost of DHL failure grows

23 Feb 2018 | By Andrew Don

The fast-food giant has admitted that it still does not know the “root cause” of the fiasco

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Iceland and Quorn taunt KFC over chicken supply problems Subscription

21 Feb 2018 | By Andrew Don

Rivals mock KFC on social media as hundreds of restaurants remain shut following the switch from Bidvest Logistics to DHL and QS


KFC expects disruption to continue for remainder of week

20 Feb 2018 | By Kevin White, Andrew Don

Some outlets will remain closed and others will be operating with a reduced menu on shortened hours


'We warned KFC over delivery contract switch' claims GMB Subscription

20 Feb 2018 | By Andrew Don

The switch led to 255 redundancies at Bidvest Logistics and the closure of one of its depots.


DHL supply problems close hundreds of KFC restaurants

19 Feb 2018 | By Andrew Don

KFC had just gone live with DHL and QSL to manage supply and distribution to all 900 UK outlets

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Halo Top considering UK production after ‘wild’ launch success Subscription

15 Feb 2018 | By Daniel Selwood

Social media users had raised concerns Halo Top was struggling to match demand as the ice cream was repeatedly unavailable at Tesco

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MyPackMe platform launched to link producers with processors Subscription

15 Feb 2018 | By Helen Gilbert

Service gives processing and packing sites with under-utilised packing lines the chance to offer their services

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Gist reports Chesterfield DC is fully operational Subscription

13 Feb 2018 | By Emily Bright

The 90,000 sq ft DC replaces Gist’s Sheffield facility

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Management buy UK bonded warehousing specialist MSX Subscription

12 Feb 2018 | By Andrew Don

The distributor of BWS and confectionery to travel retail is now owned by Peter Blatch, Rob Glanville and Mark Pullen…

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HT depots put on hold due to Brexit jitters Subscription

09 Feb 2018 | By Andrew Don

HT Group has put the opening of new depots on hold until more certainty around what Brexit might bring becomes clearer…


Nisa insists availability is 'back to usual high standards' Subscription

24 Jan 2018 | By Andrew Don

Issues emerged afer Nisa took on extra business following the collapse of P&H

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M&S to open Hertfordshire DC and close Neasden site Subscription

18 Jan 2018 | By Andrew Don

M&S said the changes are the latest developments in its move to adopt a “single-tier” Clothing & Home distribution network

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Wincanton boosts eFulfilment system with cloud services Subscription

18 Jan 2018 | By Emily Bright

An advance eFulfilment management system allows customers to trace products and scale up operations to cater for peak periods

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Bestway launches van sales operation following P&H demise Subscription

17 Jan 2018 | By Emily Bright

Noel Robinson, who previously headed up the P&H operation, will oversee the new division…

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Lidl to open largest UK regional distribution centre in Luton Subscription

08 Jan 2018 | By Helen Gilbert

The new distribution centre follows the opening of two new RDCs in Exeter and Wednesbury in 2017

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Hauliers' warning on food prices ahead of HGV Levy review Subscription

03 Jan 2018 | By Andrew Don

Charging foreign vehicles more to use British roads could lead to higher prices, said the Freight Transport Association

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Ooft targets more hospitals for healthy vending machines Subscription

14 Dec 2017 | By Matt Strudwick

Ooft says it wants to install a further 100 at private and NHS hospitals in 2018

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William Jackson to invest £40m in second bakery to tap food-to-go boom Subscription

14 Dec 2017 | By Edward Devlin

The new facility has been designed specifically to make bread for sandwich manufacturers and food service customers, with 100 jobs to be created once operational.

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Lactalis McLelland and Culina team up with FareShare

12 Dec 2017 | By Rachel Graham

Top Lactalis cheese brands will be redistributed throughout FareShare’s networks, while Culina will also send surplus to charity


KFC supply chain fiasco is Heathrow's Terminal 5 all over again

23 Feb 2018 Updated: 03 Mar 2018 | By Adam Leyland

Heads will surely roll… and not just chickens

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Pat looks to help avert KFC's chicken crisis

21 Feb 2018

It is slightly odd about KFC, isn’t it?…

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A granular digital trail will protect against recalls

25 Jan 2018

Sir, digital integration of suppliers with retailers is vital if a supermarket wants supply chain control

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Book your passage to India

24 Jan 2018 | By Andrew Williams

India’s £305bn food and foodservice sector shows clear trade and investment opportunities for UK companies

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Sector Council will be a game-changer

30 Nov 2017 | By Ian Wright

This has been an historic week for government’s relationship with the food & drink industry

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The four next big disruptors in global fmcg

09 Nov 2017 | By Warren Ackerman

Staples companies are grappling with a bewildering increase in complexity

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The internet of things includes pallets

31 Aug 2017 | By Phil Storer

The internet of things is proving you can teach even the oldest of dogs the newest of tricks

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Gridlock, shortages and price rises: the BRC's Brexit warning Subscription

30 Aug 2017 | By Ian Quinn

The nightmarish scenes of Operation Stack could become a brutal daily reality, causing widespread food shortages

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Is chlorinated chicken the tip of the Brexit iceberg? Subscription

29 Aug 2017 | By Megan Tatum

As post-Brexit Britain seeks new global trade deals, could our new food safety standards be worlds apart?


Joint planning requires care

13 Aug 2017 | By David Sables

This well-intentioned concept has become a burden

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