Palmer and Harvey has signed a rolling agreement with One Stop to be the c-store chain’s chilled delivery operator, cementing a partnership that has been in place since April 2013.

One Stop will continue to take charge of the buying and ranging for all 650 stores, with P&H providing deliveries of chilled products up to six times a week.

One Stop ceo Tony Reed said: “We operate in a highly competitive environment so it’s important that we have a reliable supply chain, especially with products that have a short shelf life. We have been particularly pleased with Palmer and Harvey’s excellent service levels and dedicated account team support in providing our stores with the flexibility required to meet demand.”

Andy Maclay, director of sales (distribution) at Palmer and Harvey added: “We are delighted to have agreed this new partnership with One Stop. Our unique nationwide distribution facilities mean we are equipped to supply all of One Stop’s stores with a fast and efficient service and can react to shopper demand.

“We are delighted to have commenced supply of chilled product to One Stop, testament to our efficient local distribution capability.”