Ocado has revealed that it has selected Andover, Hampshire, as the location for its third DC, as it looks to increase capacity nationwide. Subject to planning permission, the grocery delivery firm hopes to begin building a DC in Andover, which will have the capacity to process 65,000 orders per week, in the final quarter of its current financial year. In its half year accounts today, Ocado said the site will require an additional £30m investment, on top of the £100m […]
Supermarket Aldi has been given the green light to develop an RDC on the outskirts of Cardiff, plans for which were revived earlier this year.
Ocado plans to invest £100m in its hubs, depots and vehicles this year to increase capacity in its network.
Haulage consortium Harlequin Logistics has injected some snap, crackle and pop into its five members after revealing that its first contract has been signed with Kellogg’s. Harlequin will deliver some 15,000 Kellogg’s loads a year from the cereal manufacturer’s depot in Manchester to retailers’ RDCs, wholesalers and cash and carry outlets nationwide. Founder Paul Smith told MT earlier this month (6 Feb) that it was also set to start work on a second, as yet undisclosed, contract, later this month, […]