Belgian consolidator 2XL and the male cancer charity Orchid were the two big winners at the fifth annual Asda Supply Chain Awards held in Leeds last week. Zeebrugge-based 2XL was shortlisted in several categories and picked up the coveted supply chain excellence award from Asda supply chain director Gavin Chappell at the black tie event, which raised £44,500 for Orchid. Chappell said 2XL was a “true partner” with Asda and “understood we are trying to achieve”. “This organisation has invested […]
ECO Stars has launched a new website to help operators understand the environmental and financial benefits they could gain from learning how to improve fleet efficiency and lower fuel usage.
XPO Logistics has secured a new long-term reverse logistics contract with supermarket retailer Asda Walmart, after delivering a number of cost-cutting innovations.
Culina Logistics has shortened ambient supply chains for supermarket giant Tesco, with the roll-out of a new ‘Day 1 for Day 2’ delivery service. The logistics firm will consolidate suppliers’ deliveries at its multi-user facility in Wolverhampton, for onward trunking to Tesco’s NDC network on a six-day Monday to Saturday cycle. Culina says the ambient grocery market has traditionally operated with orders being placed on Day 1 for delivery on Day 3 across a five-day Monday to Friday cycle, but […]