Tesco has taken delivery of 28 Volvo FM tractor-units for operation in Northern Ireland. The new trucks will operate out of the supermarket’s Belfast and Antrim DCs, and take its fleet in the province to 35 trucks and 155 trailers. Nine more Volvo FMs are due for delivery before December too, all via Dennison Commercials. John Larosa, regional engineer for Tesco Distribution, said: “We have a very strong partnership with Dennisons for fifteen years now, since Tesco was first introduced […]
Tesco has received planning permission to develop a 134,333 ft² DC near Abingdon, Oxfordshire.
WH Malcolm saw both turnover and pre-tax profit rise in the 12 months ending 31 January 2013 as it “enjoyed an increase in activity levels”.
Former Tesco drivers at Eddie Stobart’s Doncaster DC have suspended further strike action so that union officials and the logistics firm’s management can resume talks this Friday (19 October). More strike action was set to start tomorrow (Thursday, 18 October) but Unite officials representing the 183 drivers at threat of redundancy have postponed this in lieu of renewed talks. Harriet Eisner, Unite regional officer, said: “Stobart has confirmed it intends to put an offer on the table, so we are […]