8) Gavin Chappell, supply chain director, Asda Part of the giant Walmart family, Asda vies with Sainsbury’s for second position in the UK grocery retailing pecking order with annual sales of £23bn and 400 stores. With 23 DCs around the UK and a fleet of nearly 1,000 vehicles, Asda likes to keep control of its store deliveries while working closely with its third party carriers on international and primary movements. Asda Logistics Services makes an average of 936,000 deliveries a […]
Marks & Spencer now believes three rather than four DCs will serve its future needs, as it continues the transformation of its supply chain to match consumers’ changing shopping patterns.
Argos is facing potential disruption to its UK distribution network, after staff at a flagship DC in Staffordshire overwhelmingly rejected the company’s latest pay offer in a long running dispute.
Asda is to open its Avonmouth liquefied natural gas (LNG) station to third-party hauliers.