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 […]
Ocado has revealed that it has selected Andover, Hampshire, as the location for its third DC, as it looks to increase capacity nationwide.
Tesco distribution director Alex Laffey is to take over as the new chief executive of Eddie Stobart Logistics.
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 […]