Gist seals seafood deal with Macrae –

Gist seals seafood deal with Macrae Published:  03 July, 2013

Gist has extended the logistics services it provides to Macrae, part of Young’s Chilled Division, and the UK’s leading producer of chilled, private-label seafood products.

Gist will increase the volumes it manages to include a number of major food retailers across the UK.

Gist provides a supply chain solution for Macrae that includes collecting the chilled seafood products from the production facility in Fraserburgh and transporting these under strict temperature controlled conditions to the regional distribution centres of a number of major food retailers across the UK.

Gary Paterson, head of supply chain at Macrae, said: “We produce a wide variety of quality chilled seafood lines in Fraserburgh. Gist’s temperature controlled logistics network has a wide reach and their experience of delivering to all major UK retailers makes them a good fit with our requirements.”

Martin Gwynn, chief executive of Gist, said: “Gist has a wealth of expertise and experience in providing time-sensitive, chilled product supply chains for manufacturers who sell to the large food retailers. Macrae’s requirements for its seafood products logistics are a great match with what Gist has to offer.”