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 […]
Culina has named food giant General Mills as the ‘anchor’ client at its new 280,000ft² ambient logistics facility at Port Salford.
Lidl has bought a 43.7 acres of land for a regional distribution centre as part of a push to expand its presence in the North West.
Ceva Logistics has signed a €16.9m contract renewal with canned fish manufacturer John West, following a successful five-year relationship. The Leicestershire-based logistics firm will continue to provide UK supply chain operations, including collecting cleared cargo from the port of Felixstowe for onward transportation to Ceva’s’s shared-user facility in Mendlesham. Ceva will also provide customs clearance services and warehousing for John West, as well as managing all road transportation across the UK. Matthew Carroll, regional director, consumer and retail at Ceva, […]