Tesco has been forced into issuing an apology after its distribution director posted a message on social networking site Twitter that appeared to celebrate the closure of a number of distribution depots. The tweet, posted by Steve Strachota, Tesco’s UK and Ireland distribution director, highlighted the closure of five depots and opening of three new ones, adding: “Awesome teamwork, courageous leadership, a bit of luck”. It referred to the ongoing restructuring of Tesco’s distribution centre network, which includes the closure […]
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