Waitrose plans to open its second dedicated online DC in London next year, doubling the number of delivery slots available to customers in the area. The grocer hopes to open a six-acre DC in Coulsdon, south London, in autumn 2014. It will have 80,000 ft² of picking space and will process and despatch online orders. The predominantly own-account operator also plans to take on a re-designed fleet of vans with increased load capacity and the ability to maintain frozen food […]
Demand for gas-powered trucks more than doubled last year, despite the Covid-19 pandemic, and could triple this year as operators and their customers ramp up efforts to meet net zero targets, according to industry experts.
Online electricals retailer AO has opened a third warehouse in Crewe to cope with growing volumes fuelled by the increase in internet shopping during the Covid-19 pandemic and growing demand from third party customers.
DPD has ordered an extra 100 Mercedes Benz Actros tractor units to help manage the continuing e-commerce boom.