Clipper Logistics has announced the refurbishment of its 225,000ft² warehouse in Didcot to service Asda’s multichannel general merchandise operation. The refurbishment will increase the site’s capacity, allowing the retailer to offer an extended range of products via the Asda Direct website, said Clipper. The announcement builds on the longstanding relationship between the two parties, which includes a 10-year deal signed last autumn for import deconsolidation work on the Asda George clothing range at Clipper’s 800,000ft² facility in Wynyard Park. Paul […]
XPO Logistics has secured a new long-term reverse logistics contract with supermarket retailer Asda Walmart, after delivering a number of cost-cutting innovations.
Wincanton will be back in the black this financial year as the group’s extensive restructuring and disposals programme bears fruit. Wincanton chief executive Eric Born tells MT: “When [we] started this programme we said it would take two years to arrest the decline. We are bang on track. It’s absolutely what I’m expecting.” A year of restructuring and disposals saw it sell its European operations to focus on the UK and Ireland, dispose of its 20% shareholding in Culina Logistics […]
8) Gavin Chappell, supply chain director, Asda Part of the giant Walmart family, Asda vies with Sainsbury’s for second position in the UK grocery retailing pecking order with annual sales of £23bn and 400 stores. With 23 DCs around the UK and a fleet of nearly 1,000 vehicles, Asda likes to keep control of its store deliveries while working closely with its third party carriers on international and primary movements.