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From the office to the open roads

On Tuesday 28th January, I started my day very differently to the usual. I arrived at Olive House, our Northallerton Head Office at around 8.30am to change into my safety shoes & put on my hi-viz jacket. Today was the day I swapped the desk job to be a passenger with one of our fabulous Kerfoot HGV drivers. My teacher/guide for the day was Bob Grimston. After a quick photo & ensuring I got into the cab ok (as I was thinking HOW will I get up there?!) Bob talked me through what would

Goodbye to an old friend

Replacing anything is always a bitter sweet experience, wouldn’t you agree?

The Kerfoot Group Logistics team are saddened to finally say goodbye to ‘Zulu’. Our oldest vehicle has unfortunately reached its best before date after many thousands of miles service. From arriving at our doors in 2005 up to the present day, our trusted ZWU has served us well over the years and even those instances that frustrated us don’t seem too bad now…thanks to those rose coloured glasses. We

Two men, one morning and a 40 tonne truck!

It was one of the stranger starts to a day I’ve had in a few years! I woke up at 5.30am for a rendezvous with one of our HGV drivers – my guide for the morning was Dave Hodgson and I would be accompanying him on his morning route around the Northeast, delivering our fantastic oils to three Kerfoot Packed Oils clients.

In the Logistics Division at The Kerfoot Group, our day-to-day role is to ensure our oil is delivered to our customers where and when they need it. This