Amazon has expanded its grocery home delivery service to addresses in Hampshire less than a year after its UK launch. Amazon Fresh launched in London last year, giving Prime customers in 69 London postcodes access to thousands of fresh, frozen and ambient groceries. The online retailer had bumped this to 190 London and Surrey postcodes by September 2016. The most recent additions, in the Guilford, Woking and Basingstoke areas, bring the number of eligible postcodes to 260. Ajay Kavan, vice […]
Wincanton is to reach its 20 year milestone with H J Heinz, having renewed its long-standing contract with the food giant until at least 2019.
Temperature controlled storage and transport firm Reed Boardall has been named Fresh and Frozen Foods Haulier of the Year by retailer Tesco. The firm, which operates from a 142,000 pallet capacity cold store in Boroughbridge, North Yorkshire and runs 160 refrigerated trucks, won the award for a combination of good service and the use of high-capacity double-deck reefer trailers.
Online retail giant Amazon has predicted that the busiest day for online shopping orders will be Monday 2 December, which is likely to trigger an increase in volumes handled by parcel carriers.