Asda Logistics Services is to give vulnerable road user awareness training to its 2,400 in-house drivers as it looks to reduce the risks of driving in urban areas. The supermarket told MT its move towards small-format stores, boosted by its acquisition of Netto in May 2010, meant drivers were increasingly delivering in built-up areas, as opposed to out-of-town superstores. “We make 936,000 deliveries a year to stores: that’s 84 million miles a year. The more you do, the more risk […]
Fashion retailer Primark has added 10 new Iveco Stralis NP 460 trucks to its fleet.
Norbert Dentressangle will cease providing warehousing and distribution services to collapsed retail chain Comet from tomorrow (21 December). Last month the operator warned its five-year £100m contract with Comet, which it only signed earlier this year, was in the hands of the retail chain’s administrator Deloitte. At the start of this week Deloitte closed the last of the retail chain’s stores in the absence of an acceptable offer for the whole business. Richard Cawston, business unit director at Norbert Dentressangle, […]
Business leaders have called time on the apprenticeship levy, demanding the government ends the “failed experiment”.