Belgian consolidator 2XL and the male cancer charity Orchid were the two big winners at the fifth annual Asda Supply Chain Awards held in Leeds last week. Zeebrugge-based 2XL was shortlisted in several categories and picked up the coveted supply chain excellence award from Asda supply chain director Gavin Chappell at the black tie event, which raised £44,500 for Orchid. Chappell said 2XL was a “true partner” with Asda and “understood we are trying to achieve”. “This organisation has invested […]
Culina Logistics has shortened ambient supply chains for supermarket giant Tesco, with the roll-out of a new ‘Day 1 for Day 2’ delivery service. The logistics firm will consolidate suppliers’ deliveries at its multi-user facility in Wolverhampton, for onward trunking to Tesco’s NDC network on a six-day Monday to Saturday cycle. Culina says the ambient grocery market has traditionally operated with orders being placed on Day 1 for delivery on Day 3 across a five-day Monday to Friday cycle, but […]
ECO Stars has launched a new website to help operators understand the environmental and financial benefits they could gain from learning how to improve fleet efficiency and lower fuel usage.
Asda is to open its Avonmouth liquefied natural gas (LNG) station to third-party hauliers.