Tesco has defended its recruitment policy after being accused of seeking out foreign workers, rather than British ones, at its new Dagenham distribution centre in East London. Earlier this week, a leaked speech due to be given by Labour immigration spokesman Chris Bryant alleged the new Dagenham site employed a large percentage of Eastern European workers and suggested the retailer had told staff at its closing Harlow site they could only move to the new centre if they took a […]
Clipper Logistics has won an e-fulfilment contract with women’s exercise clothing company Vevie, following the launch of its online sales site vevie.com. The deal will see the logistics giant handling all inbound freight from vendors and suppliers, order fulfilment and home deliveries for Vevie’s customers across the UK and globally using a network of courier partners. Clipper will also carry out quality control of products and handle all returns at its Milton Keynes DC. The contract was awarded following a […]
Tesco is to merge with wholesaler Booker in a £3.7bn deal that creates one of the largest own-account operations in the UK, and it is targeting cost savings of approximately £61m in its distribution and fulfillment activities.
Retailer Marks & Spencer has confirmed that DHL is to handle the collection and delivery of goods into its new Castle Donington warehouse in the East Midlands when it opens this spring.