Waitrose plans to transfer operations covered by a Kuehne + Nagel operated regional DC to its first national distribution centre (NDC). The supermarket’s own-account operation hopes to move into a new DC in Milton Keynes next year, transferring operations currently covered at the nearby Kuehne + Nagel-run Celestia depot. All K+N staff are expected to transfer to the new Waitrose site, which will be located at the Magna Park industrial park and is expected to open in summer 2015. A […]
Tesco has revealed that its UK distribution operation has achieved the group’s five-year goal of halving the emissions per case of goods transported. The supermarket’s distribution operation handles 65% of all cases delivered across the global business It has done this by following its ‘F plan’, which has seen emissions per case of goods drop from 0.14kg of CO2 to 0.07kg of CO2. The key components of the strategy are: • Fuller cages and pallets. • Fuller trucks and containers. […]
John Lewis has completed a nationwide roll-out of its click and collect offering at CollectPlus outlets, following a successful trial that began in September last year.
Retailer Poundland has been given the green light to develop a 350,000ft² DC in Harlow to replace the DHL-operated Hoddesdon site.