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Nisa reports record Easter

Symbol group Nisa recorded its second highest volume week in the history of its central distribution operation over the Easter period, including strong temperature controlled distribution levels 7% higher than the previous record week.

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Nisa reports record Easter

Nisa experienced some of its highest ever volumes during the summer of 2013 across all three temperature ranges and has since invested heavily in ensuring that its logistics network can handle high volumes efficiently.

Orders taken on the busiest day of the week commencing 14 April 2014 were significantly up on the highest volume days of July 2013 with temperature controlled up 19% and ambient orders increasing by 10%.

Nisa distribution director Jon Stowe said: “The business is experiencing fantastic growth and the strategic investment we made to build on an already successful distribution service has enabled us to improve the valuable service we offer independent retailers.”

The investment in distribution has been further emphasised by Nisa’s decision to leave all of its delivery fleet in place following the departure of Costcutter in July 2014.

Nisa chief executive Neil Turton explained: “We are leaving all our supply chain service in place after 2 July. We’re going to invest in service over that crucial period – it’s the middle of summer and the World Cup – and retailers need to trust that their shelves will be full. It’s a vital trading period and one retailers can ill afford to get wrong, with the British Retail Consortium predicting an extra £124 million will be spent on food and drink for every week England remain in Brazil 2014.”

Nisa recently announced strong growth in its annual results with sales up 10.5% in value terms and 12.9% in volume year-on-year. The performance follows a record Christmas for the group with 16.4% growth year-on-year.

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