Work has begun on a new Sainsbury’s DC in Daventry, which will be operated by DHL on the supermarket’s behalf. The one million ft² DC will be used for its general merchandising operation, which includes cookware, homeware and domestic appliances, an area where the supermarket has seen rapid growth. A spokesman said the site will be opened in two stages, with low bay operations opening first in “early 2015”. He did not specify when the high bay facilities, which will […]
Sainsbury’s is to begin trials with two all-electric vans, an LDV EV80 the supermarket has dubbed Evie, which is already on the road, and a BD Auto e-Ducato, due to be delivered in May, named Stevie.
Chester-based third party logistics provider Great Bear Distribution has said it “performed well” last year after raising turnover by over 12% and pre-tax profit by nearly 8%.