TNT Express UK & Ireland has confirmed around 50% of TNT Fashion Group UK’s dedicated network of distribution sites will be integrated into existing TNT Express sites as part of the DC rationalisation announced in January. TNT Fashion Group UK currently has 16 dedicated distribution sites, of which it runs “four to five” itself with the remainder operated by subcontractors, a TNT Express spokesman confirmed. “About half” of the total number will be closed before the end of 2014, he […]
The Co-operative Group’s consolidation of its logistics operations in the South West at a new operating centre in Avonmouth will be completed by April, despite continuing concerns from union Unite. The group’s food wing ceased operations at Chelston, Torbay earlier this month and the Co-op’s Portbury, Bristol site will close on 6 April. In a statement the retailer said operations at the Avonmouth depot commenced in October with the first inbound deliveries of ambient product. It added that 42 warehouse […]
Kuehne + Nagel has been awarded a four year contract with Waitrose to operate its new NDC in Milton Keynes.
Up to 130 jobs may be affected at TNT Fashion Group UK as a result of plans to integrate elements of its dedicated supply chain operations within the wider TNT Express network.