Sainsbury’s is to replace its Elstree DC in Borehamwood with a national frozen food DC in Northampton. The 325,000ft² replacement facility will be built next to Sainsbury’s existing 625,000ft² DC in Prologis Park Pineham. Construction work is expected to begin in the spring and be completed by early 2018. A Sainsbury’s spokesman said the Elstree DC remains open “for now” and that the company would look to redeploy some of the 250 staff at the site before it closes. He added: “The new distribution centre will […]
Royal Mail is reviewing the need for its mail distribution centre in Hatfield, Hertfordshire, but does not expect the decision to affect the vehicle operating centre at the same site.
Argos is planning to close its Magna Park site in Lutterworth and transfer most of the site’s operations to a Wincanton DC in Kettering.
ECO Stars has launched a new website to help operators understand the environmental and financial benefits they could gain from learning how to improve fleet efficiency and lower fuel usage.