Supply chain consultancy Dematic has argued that recent structural changes in the grocery market have the potential to “significantly disrupt the food distribution chain”. In a white paper called The Great Grocery Retailing Fulfilment Challenge, Dematic said pressure was coming from the growth of e-retailing, home deliveries, and customers shifting from a big weekly shop in out-of-town sites to more frequent shops in convenience stores. It argued that this will increase grocers ‘cost to serve’ with stores being replenished several […]
Bibby Distribution has said it is too soon to comment on what impact the closure of discount supermarket Netto will have on its business.
Clipper Logistics has won a contract with supermarket chain Morrisons for the distribution of its new Nutmeg clothing range, which was launched in March.
Waitrose is to trial a network of temperature-controlled locker boxes for customers to have their groceries delivered into.