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ECG to buy Metcash’s China export business

E-commerce company ECG has announced it will buy 85 per cent of wholesaler Metcash’s China export business. The companies have entered into a binding Heads of Agreement. This will see ECG will acquire 85 per cent of Metcash Export Services, which includes Metcash Asia, its China-based subsidiary. ‘One-stop offering’ ECG …

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Madura Tea and irexchange – a perfect blend?

Madura Tea has joined forces with irexchange to “support its growth in response to the increasingly health-conscious Australian consumer market”. The multi-award-winning tea brand describes irexchange as a “technology disruptor and next-generation distribution business”. Established in 1978, Madura Tea comes from the rainforests and rural farmland of northern NSW. It …

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Woolworths announces new dedicated Fresh Distribution Centre

Woolworths has announced plans to develop a new multi-million-dollar distribution facility in Victoria. The new Melbourne Fresh Distribution Centre (MFDC) will store and deliver fresh produce, plus some chilled products, and will be in Truganina in the western suburbs of Melbourne. Co-located with Woolworths MeatCo, distribution will be dedicated to …

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The Distributors acquires Impulse Marketing

National independent wholesaler group The Distributors has acquired digital marketing agency Impulse Marketing as part of its vision to continue to provide high levels of service and opportunities to partners in the FMCG industry. The Distributors says Impulse Marketing is an established, innovative digital agency operating Brandz Online, Brandz Snapshot, …

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IGA President’s Cup awarded to NSW Distribution Centre

The Metcash Distribution Centre in Huntingwood, NSW, was awarded the President’s Cup Award at the IGA International Awards of Excellence, which took place in Las Vegas, US, on February 11. The President’s Cup is awarded to the IGA Global Logistics Distribution Centre and/or master franchisee that has “shown true leadership …

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International news: NZ supermarket trials electric delivery vans

New Zealand retail giant Foodstuffs will trial a fleet of 28 zero-emission electric delivery vans across its New World and PAK’nSAVE supermarkets in 2017. The Energy Efficiency and Conservation Authority (EECA) is providing funding to trial the Nissan e-NV 200 delivery vans from Europe. Once charged, the vans are said …

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