The Co-operative Group’s consolidation of its logistics operations in the South West at a new operating centre in Avonmouth will be completed by April, despite continuing concerns from union Unite. The group’s food wing ceased operations at Chelston, Torbay earlier this month and the Co-op’s Portbury, Bristol site will close on 6 April. In a statement the retailer said operations at the Avonmouth depot commenced in October with the first inbound deliveries of ambient product. It added that 42 warehouse […]
XPO Logistics has begun raising $3.26bn (£2.1bn) to finance its takeover of Norbert Dentressangle and for other, as yet unspecified acquisitions.
The dispute between DHL Supply Chain and union Unite, which was set to disrupt fuel deliveries to Morrisons forecourts across London, the South East and East Anglia, has been resolved.
Norbert Dentressangle has been officially purchased by XPO Logistics. The deal to acquire 67% of the business from the Norbert family has gone through less than six weeks after an unsolicited €3.24bn (£2.3bn) bid was made by the US firm for the business.