Sainsbury’s has abandoned plans for a distribution centre near Exeter, claiming that improved efficiency in its logistics network means it is no longer required. Permission for a 528,000 ft² DC in Clyst Honiton was granted by East Devon District Council in 2011, but the plans were shelved in July last year as the supermarket claimed it had no immediate need for a depot in the area. Sainsbury’s has now completely dropped the plans, despite significant investment in preparatory work. Head […]
Wincanton has won a two-year warehousing and distribution contract with baby and toddler food manufacturer Ella’s Kitchen. The contract will see Wincanton managing inbound deliveries from factories, picking, packing and distributing five million cases a year to supermarkets across the UK and its growing list of international customers. James McMaster, chief operating officer at Ella’s Kitchen, said: “Every second of every day someone around the world eats an Ella’s Kitchen product. Ensuring that our supply chain is setup to consistently […]
Tesco has re-awarded the contract to run its UK distribution centre (DC) transport operations to Eddie Stobart.
Disruption in retailer Habitat’s home deliveries has put delivery firm Panther Warehousing in the firing line of its customers.