Hoyer Petrolog has been awarded what is describes as a “significant development for the business” by way of a three-year contract with Esso to cover its UK delivery business for Tesco Express (Alliance). The contract, which runs until June 2019, also covers Esso’s industrial and wholesale delivery network in the UK with Hoyer taking responsibility for order taking, stock management, planning and delivery confirmation. Hoyer said that the transition towards it fulfilling the full service for Esso is likely to […]
Tesco has taken delivery of 25 new refrigerated longer semi-trailers in order to help it achieve its aim of reducing carbon emissions. It will operate the new trailers from its RDCs in Avonmouth, Livingston and Peterborough, and each can carry six more cages than a standard 13.6m trailer. Tesco fleet engineering manager Cliff Smith said: “That represents an increase in productivity of more than 13%, so the potential benefits in terms of reduced vehicle movements and lower emissions are obvious.” […]
Culina Logistics has shortened ambient supply chains for supermarket giant Tesco, with the roll-out of a new ‘Day 1 for Day 2’ delivery service. The logistics firm will consolidate suppliers’ deliveries at its multi-user facility in Wolverhampton, for onward trunking to Tesco’s NDC network on a six-day Monday to Saturday cycle. Culina says the ambient grocery market has traditionally operated with orders being placed on Day 1 for delivery on Day 3 across a five-day Monday to Friday cycle, but […]
White goods manufacturer Indesit has extended its UK national bulk transport contract with Jigsaw in a deal worth £15m.