Tesco is to close three of its regional DCs after carrying out a strategic review of its distribution network. The supermarket has revealed it is to close three DCs in Harlow in Essex, Chesterfield in Derbyshire and Weybridge in Surrey, as well as cutting staff at Welham Green in Hertfordshire and Magor in south Wales, putting 1,850 jobs at risk. It also plans to open two new DCs in Reading and Dagenham in Essex when the closures take place. A […]
Smyths Toys Superstores has awarded Wincanton a one year distribution contract to handle the toy retailer’s nationwide deliveries. The contract will see Wincanton manage product distribution from the retailer’s warehouse in Newcastle-under-Lyme to its 39 stores across the UK. “When we began to look for a logistics partner we had a clear vision that we needed a provider with the scale and flexibility to meet our busy peak periods, such as the run-up to Christmas, to achieve maximum sales potential,” […]
Dachser has opened its €26m (£21.1m) distribution centre and head office in Northampton, following a period of growth European exports from the UK.