Morrisons has confirmed plans to close the transport operation at its Swan Valley DC in Northampton, bringing in third parties to handle deliveries from the site. The supermarket held an O-licence to run 90 vehicles and 165 trailers out of the site on the Swan Valley industrial estate. A spokesman for the supermarket was unable to confirm how many staff have been affected as a consultation period is still ongoing, but said it will try to find them alternative positions […]
The MT Top 100 largest operators in the UK run on an average margin of just 2.6%, and this comes after the industry became more profitable in 2012.
Wincanton has appointed Ian Keilty as MD, retail and consumer.
Wincanton has renewed its long-standing distribution contract with the Co-op for a further five years.