Marks & Spencer Excellence in food logistics Marks & Spencer is one of the UK's leading retailers, with over 21 million people visiting their stores each week. Gist manages 100% of the chilled, frozen and ambient food storage and distribution in the UK and Ireland and has created one of the fastest food supply chains in the country. Warehouses across the UK are operated by Gist employees who receive and pick store orders and then distribute to Marks & Spencer stores, including Simply Food, throughout the UK and Ireland, covering all their high street, forecourt and out-of-town stores. To maintain standards Gist also runs a dedicated supplier helpdesk to address supplier queries. Working closely with Marks & Spencer, Gist is able to ensure the highest levels of service, accuracy, product quality and vehicle use.