Logistics company Gist has opened two new sites in Staffordshire and Yorkshire, and are positioned to strengthen their specialist temperature-controlled network throughout the UK and Europe.

The mixed chilled and ambient sites have created employment for over 80 people, including drivers, warehouse and administrative personnel.

Martin Gwynn, Chief Executive, Gist, said:

"Gist's position as a leading player in the temperature controlled supply chain has been strengthened with the addition of these new sites".

Gist operates from more than 40 locations across the UK and Europe with more than 5,000 workers and is owned by gas supplier The Linde Group. The parent company has an annual turnover of EUR12bn.