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 […]
Natural gas fuel supplier CNG Fuels is promising to cut fleet operators running costs with the launch of its renewable biomethane fuel, which it claims is 40% cheaper than diesel and emits 70% less CO2.
Supermarket group Morrisons has renewed its contract with Norbert Dentressangle for the operation of two of its distribution centres in Scotland. The new contract, which extends ND’s involvement for a further two years, covers the 575,000ft² composite DC at Bellshill and the Eurocentral 85,000ft² fresh produce DC, also near Glasgow. Christian Salvesen, which ND acquired in 2007 has been involved in the Bellshill DC since it opened in 1989. The site was initially run for Safeway until its takeover by […]
Clipper Logistics has won a contract with supermarket chain Morrisons for the distribution of its new Nutmeg clothing range, which was launched in March.