Sainsbury’s has postponed plans to develop a new regional DC on the outskirts of Exeter, two years after receiving planning permission, as it now has no immediate need for a depot in the area. The supermarket was granted permission to develop a 528,000 ft² DC in Clyst Honiton in September 2011 to serve its supermarkets in the South West. It claimed that it had “invested significant sums” in preparatory works, but this month decided to postpone the development of the […]
Morrisons has confirmed plans to close the transport operation at its Swan Valley DC in Northampton, bringing in third parties to handle deliveries from the site.
Commercial vehicle fleet services supplier Fraikin has signed a new two-year contract with grocery retailer Sainsbury’s to manage the supermarket’s home delivery fleet in southern England.
Wincanton Logistics has strengthened its ties with Sainsbury’s following the award of a major warehousing and distribution deal with the supermarket giant. The three-year contract to handle the majority of business for Sainsbury’s Local convenience stores across London is a welcome boost for the South-west operator following the recent loss of a £100m contract with electrical retailer Comet. Sainsbury’s will be building a new distribution centre in Thameside, south east London to handle the work, which is due to start […]