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. The move will see up to 500 warehouse and distribution workers outsourced to Wincanton by December this year. The plans are part of a wider restructuring at Argos following its acquisition last year by Sainsbury’s. In June 96 drivers – the last of Argos’ in-house drivers – were transferred to Eddie Stobart, raising concerns it was part […]
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.
More than 400 Argos employees are to strike next week, in protest at the proposed transfer of 96 drivers to Eddie Stobart Logistics.