Retailer Asda has taken delivery of the last of 187 new trucks from Scania, comprising 120 for its retail distribution fleet, 55 for its primary distribution network and 12 for its petroleum distribution fleet. The retail fleet additions are a mix of 420hp 4×2 and 6×2 [with pusher-axle] models with Scania’s G sleeper cab. Stationed at Asda DCs around the UK, they will be used on store replenishment services and are expected to cover 120,000 miles a year apiece. The […]
Construction has been completed on a new £22m food DC for The Co-operative in north Derbyshire, which the firm says will employ over 1,000 people and create around 320 new jobs. The Castlewood site, which will service over 500 Co-operative food stores in Yorkshire, Derbyshire, Nottinghamshire and Lincolnshire, will start operation in January with the first deliveries scheduled for March. It will become fully operational in September. Located just off junction 28 of the M1, the new site will take […]
Clipper Logistics has strengthened its grip on the fashion retail sector, clinching a major four year deal with fashion retailer M&Co.