Retailer Poundland has been given the green light to develop a 350,000ft² DC in Harlow to replace the DHL-operated Hoddesdon site. The DC is due for completion in 2014 and will replace its current temporary site in Hoddesdon, Herefordshire, where all transport operations for the South East are currently being overseen by DHL Supply Chain. The site of a former Pitney Bowes warehouse on Elizabeth Way will serve as Poundland’s main depot for the south -east, serving up to 300 […]
4) Steve Strachota, Tesco’s UK and Ireland distribution director Strachota hit the mainstream media headlines, and the front page of Motor Transport, in the summer when he posted a tweet that appeared to celebrate the closure of five depots and opening of three new ones, adding: “Awesome teamwork, courageous leadership, a bit of luck”.
Clipper Logistics Group has opened a new shared-user DC in Essex, which it hopes will improve service for retail customers in London and the South East.
Motor Transport has partnered with TfL, DHL and Route Monkey to launch a global summit to enable quieter deliveries of freight in urban environments.