Sainsbury’s has postponed plans to develop a new regional DC on the outskirts of Exeter, two years after receiving planning permission, as it now has no immediate need for a depot in the area. The supermarket was granted permission to develop a 528,000 ft² DC in Clyst Honiton in September 2011 to serve its supermarkets in the South West. It claimed that it had “invested significant sums” in preparatory works, but this month decided to postpone the development of the […]
Sainsbury’s has abandoned plans for a distribution centre near Exeter, claiming that improved efficiency in its logistics network means it is no longer required.
Operator Allport is marking its 50th anniversary this year by introducing a new corporate identity and livery to 380 vehicles across its fleet in the UK. Allport Cargo Services was adopted by subsidiaries and joint-venture partners in countries around the world last year, with the UK the final part of the operation to take up the new name. The redesign is part of a marketing push intended to strengthen its image within the retail market, where it works with the […]
Supply chain provider Gist has extended its services for soft fruit producer Berry Gardens after 20 years of working with the business.