Working practices in the supply chain have been thrust into the limelight by the BBC’s investigative series Panorama. Earlier this week the programme aired an edition highlighting long shifts and tough picking targets at a DC run by internet retailer Amazon. The programme, aired on 25 November and based on secret filming of night shifts at the retailer’s 800,000ft² DC in Swansea, highlighted 10.5 hour shifts in which the BBC’s undercover worker walked almost 11 miles carrying out manual order […]
Ocado shares took a tumble today as Morrisons announced a new store-picking service with Amazon Fresh.
Amazon has almost doubled the number of London postcodes its Amazon Fresh service is available in, less than a month after it began offering fresh grocery delivery in the city.
A Fors Governance and Standards Advisory Group (GSAG) has been created to champion the direction and integrity of the scheme as it rolls out nationally.