Volvo meets Great Bear challenge

Great Bear has confirmed a deal with Volvo for 60 new Volvo FM62 T450 tractor units. Volvo was chosen by Great Bear after a 15 month evaluation period, during which test vehicles from several major manufacturers were operated on identical terms, so that suitability could be assessed objectively. “This was an extensive test” explained Colin… Read more »

New Site opens for business at Brackmills

The new Great Bear site at Brackmills in Northampton is now fully operational having undergone a complete refurbishment ahead of the Sainsbury’s PCC transfer. Great Bear have had a long standing relationship with Sainsbury’s and provide consolidation services at 4 sites in the UK . These operations play a crucial role in the overall Sainsbury… Read more »

Great Bear Soar To New Heights

Great Bear Distribution is now benefiting from the use of in-cab vehicle tracking and analytics capabilities through the implementation of Road Tech’s “Falcon” system. The use of Falcon in the business further builds on the longstanding and close relationship between the two companies’ with Falcon being used alongside the existing Road Tech systems already in… Read more »

Great Bear expands transport operations

Great Bear is pleased to announce the appointment of Andy Russ as General Manager, Transport Operations.  Andy joins from Wolseley Plc, where he was responsible for transport operations and has previously held senior roles in supply chain for Wincanton, Williams and Exel Logistics.  He will support the development of Great Bear’s transport offering and said… Read more »