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 […]
Move to open pubs and restaurants raises London City Bond hopes that predicted losses can be averted
Warehousing and distribution firm London City Bond, which specialises in storing and distributing wine, beers and spirits, has seen trade pick up this month as its customers prepare for the easing of the pandemic lockdown.
Waitrose will officially open its £32m Leyland RDC in September, following a phased roll-out from late July.
The Unite union has accused Tesco of getting Stobart Group “to do its dirty work” for it, after the 183 drivers based at the operator’s Doncaster DC were told they faced possible redundancy. Eddie Stobart revealed its plans to staff at the DC yesterday (5 September), confirming Unite’s worst fears following the transfer of the business and staff from Tesco to Stobart on 5 August. David Pickering, Eddie Stobart MD, said: “After a thorough assessment and review of the transport […]