Morrisons has signed a 25-year deal with Ocado to enable it to develop its online grocery home delivery business, using its logistics and technology operations along with a fleet of Morrisons-liveried vehicles. The supermarket will take on half of Ocado’s warehouse in Dordon, Warwickshire. It will also invest £46m in expanding the site to accommodate Morrisons products, integrate its systems and establish a network of delivery spokes. Morrisons has paid Ocado an initial sum of £170m to acquire the site […]
B&Q is working with Microlise to improve its home delivery service by using telematics to anticipate and combat problems.
John Lewis has awarded a three year contract to Hermes, which will see the parcel carrier handle 48-hour home deliveries for parcels under 15kg. Parcels will be collected from the retailer’s regional depots six days per week and delivered to Hermes’ national hub in Nuneaton, Warwickshire, where they will be sorted. They will then be transported to one of Hermes’ regional depots and distributed to customers via one of its 7,500 couriers across the UK. The firm, who handle a […]
Wincanton’s contract logistics business “is continuing to perform robustly”, it has said, while the company was hit by low volumes in its container business.