Supermarket chain Morrisons has opened the UK’s 350th authorised testing facility (ATF) at its regional DC in Bridgwater, Somerset. Morrisons engineering manager Robert Ward said it would “enable DHL/Morrisons to reduce dead mileage, fuel usage and unproductive workshop hours” as well as providing “the opportunity to facilitate external third party MOT testing”. Vosa chief executive Alastair Peoples described the opening of the 350th site as “another milestone in the transformation of bus, coach and truck testing”. The ATF programme’s rapid […]
Morrisons has rolled out its online food offering into Yorkshire and plans deliveries to more locations this year.
Retailer Poundland has been given the green light to develop a 350,000ft² DC in Harlow to replace the DHL-operated Hoddesdon site.
Analysts have said the planned sale of DHL Express’s same-day domestic business will create another major player in the market to compete with CitySprint, and is unlikely to affect DHL’s profitability.