Yearsley scores high in education sector

Heywood, UK: Yearsley Food Sales, part of the large cold storage and distribution Yearsley group, has been appointed to a two-year framework with university catering organisation TUCO Purchasing.

The framework supports catering procurement for more than 320 higher and further educations institutions in the UK. The contract represents the company’s first major break into the higher and further education sector. It supplies independent schools, local authorities and school catering customers.

Mark Fletcher at Yearsley Food Sales, said: “At a time when the sector is rigorously reviewing its costs and seeking to improve its own services, we are pleased to be winning new customers. Early feedback from the catering managers shows many have been attracted to our competitive pricing structure and nationwide delivery capability.”

The Food Sales division is part of Yearsley Group, which operates a purpose-built repack facility at its Heywood cold store, and recently acquired seafood specialist IcePak. The wholesale food service distributes through the group’s temperature controlled stores, 12 depots 300-vehicle fleet.

WORLD NEWS

Carrier Transicold to be sole supplier of refrigerated equipment for Volta Zero

Stockholm, Sweden: Electric commercial vehicle manufacturer Volta Trucks has confirmed that Carrier Transicold will be the sole supplier of refrigerated equipment for the full-electric 16-tonne …

READ THE FULL STORY >

Simon Loos takes E-Ategos with Frigoblocks

Geldermalsen, Netherlands: Simon Loos has expanded its electric vehicle fleet with seven Mercedes-Benz E-Actros trucks using Frigoblock refrigeration. The 27-tonne rigids will be used for …

READ THE FULL STORY >

Carrier webinar on electrification in the cold chain

Palm Beach Gardens, Florida, USA: Carrier is hosting a free webinar on electric transport refrigeration technologies that advance a sustainable cold chain. The one-hour webinar …

READ THE FULL STORY >

Carrier’s Lynx takes Edison Award for innovation

Palm Beach, California, USA: Carrier’s Lynx digital platform, a finalist in the Edison Awards, has won a silver ranking for excellence in the supply chain …

READ THE FULL STORY >

© 2022 Global Cold Chain News | Terms and Conditions | Privacy Policy
Commercial Transport Publishing Limited, registered in England and Wales, Company No: 6453302. Registered Office: 7 Diddenham Court, Lambwood Hill, Grazeley, Reading RG7 1JQ