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 […]
Unite has called on the management at DHL Supply Chain to clarify what impact the administration of customer BHS could have on its operation.
The Bidvest Logistics name is to disappear from the roads after the operator re-branded itself as Best Food Logistics today (25 June).
Wincanton will be back in the black this financial year as the group’s extensive restructuring and disposals programme bears fruit. Wincanton chief executive Eric Born tells MT: “When [we] started this programme we said it would take two years to arrest the decline. We are bang on track. It’s absolutely what I’m expecting.” A year of restructuring and disposals saw it sell its European operations to focus on the UK and Ireland, dispose of its 20% shareholding in Culina Logistics […]