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. It has been granted permission for the 490,000ft² development on the Capital Business Park in Wentloog, near Cardiff, by the local authority. It first received permission in 2004, but did not develop the DC. The site is expected to serve between 110 and 130 supermarkets and will also be used as a regional head office. […]
The Co-operative Group’s consolidation of its logistics operations in the South West at a new operating centre in Avonmouth will be completed by April, despite continuing concerns from union Unite. The group’s food wing ceased operations at Chelston, Torbay earlier this month and the Co-op’s Portbury, Bristol site will close on 6 April. In a statement the retailer said operations at the Avonmouth depot commenced in October with the first inbound deliveries of ambient product. It added that 42 warehouse […]
Wincanton has won a six year warehousing and distribution contract with Basmati rice producer Tilda.