Tesco has received planning permission to develop a 134,333 ft² DC near Abingdon, Oxfordshire. Documents submitted to Vale of White Horse District Council in May revealed the supermarket’s plans to develop a home delivery DC on a former Esso site in Milton Hill, near Abingdon, which will be used specifically for its online retail orders. The site is expected to be in operation 24 hours a day, seven days a week and employ 750 staff for the equivalent of 500 […]
Culina Logistics has won a new contract with food manufacturer The Redwood Wholefood Company to distribute its products to leading multiples and independent retailers. The contract is being managed from Culina’s Milton Keynes depot. Corby, Northamptonshire-based Redwood decided to change supplier in order to address a number of operational issues – in particular, to improve service levels and ensure consignments were delivered at the times agreed with retailers, said Culina. The logistics services supplier is providing a combined stockholding and […]
It’s been a dramatic year in home delivery. ArrowXL was forced to watch one of its key hubs burn to the ground, and DX Group lost its senior leadership team after years of unrest and financial turbulence. To recap what’s happened in the sector in 2017 here’s a look back at it, neatly boxed up for you.
Tesco fleet engineer Caroline Milnes might have had little truck experience, but she and her team are obviously doing something right.