Tesco plans to restructure its distribution network, closing three depots and reducing its workforce at two sites to improve efficiency. After reviewing its distribution operation, the supermarket intends to close three regional DCs at Harlow in Essex, Weybridge in Surrey and Chesterfield in Derbyshire. The number of staff at its sites in Magor, south Wales and Welham Green, Hertfordshire will be reduced. In their place, the own-account operator plans to open two new DCs in Reading and Dagenham. A Tesco […]
Leeds-based Clipper Logistics is creating over 300 jobs at a new site on Teesside, following the signing of a 10-year deal last year with retailer Asda to provide deconsolidation solutions for its George clothing brand. The Wynyard Park hub, which opened at the end of October, will be largely dedicated to import and deconsolidation work for Asda and was chosen for its proximity to Teesport. Clipper says the hub will receive and dispatch up to three million items of clothing […]
Retailer Poundland has extended its South East distribution contract with DHL Supply Chain.
Retailer Argos has said it managed to operate a normal service for customers despite a strike by warehouse staff at five of its distribution centres on Friday.