Tesco is to close three of its regional DCs after carrying out a strategic review of its distribution network. The supermarket has revealed it is to close three DCs in Harlow in Essex, Chesterfield in Derbyshire and Weybridge in Surrey, as well as cutting staff at Welham Green in Hertfordshire and Magor in south Wales, putting 1,850 jobs at risk. It also plans to open two new DCs in Reading and Dagenham in Essex when the closures take place. A […]
Following a small-scale trial last year, Norbert Dentressangle has secured a new contract with Cambridge seed supplier RAGT Seeds for delivery of a range of cereals, maize, grass and winter oilseed rape seeds to farmers across mainland Europe.
Norbert Dentressangle has renewed its contract with Tesco to manage 12 of its recycling service units (RSUs) and won a new contract to maintain the retailers loose equipment fleet. The new contract will see ND service and maintain more than a million roll cages, as well as trays, buckets and dollies for Tesco providing repair services at the supermarket chain’s 22 distribution centres in Great Britain and Northern Ireland. The Tesco RSU network was set up in 1995 and handles […]
Hermes has opened two depots in Coventry and Carlisle, bringing its network of depots and hubs to a total of 24. The parcel firm says the new sites are necessary to accommodate the expected growth in parcel volumes ahead of the Christmas peak. The new depot in Coventry is expected to handle around 24,000 parcels per day, with this total rising to 43,000 over the Christmas period, while the Carlisle site will handle 6,500 parcels each day for the firm. […]