12th November 2021 Distribution / Technology
Bidfood, Mainfreight and Toll are among a select group to trial the new FUSO eCanter fully electric truck.
The foodservice supplier says it cannot absorb such steep cost increases and has to move them through to the market.
The latest deal sees Freightways expand its grip over the express chilled and frozen food transport sector following 2020’s Big Chill purchase.
Burrito business has partnered with Focus Distribution for a push into service station pie warmers.
Foodstuffs North Island’s Auckland Airport distribution centre has won the New Zealand Sustainability Project of the Year at this week’s Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors Awards.
Global transport and logistics company Mainfreight reported a 43% jump in group revenue and an 83% leap in profit before tax in a 22-week trading update released yesterday.
Countdown brings the opening of replacement centre forward eight weeks to help ease pressure in the North Island.
Distributors are seeing demand spike from retail, helping to plug the gap left by the closed foodservice channel.
The snap lockdown has piled more pressure on already congested supply chains, says the company’s MD, Don Braid.
The distributor scours the world for challenger brands but Covid has made importing harder and more expensive.
South Island food and beverage distributors have been hit by the severing of vital transport links.