The Co-operative Group plans to close its Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire, distribution centre later this year in a bid to improve efficiency and make its transport activities more cost-effective. Work carried out by the DC, which the supermarket hopes to close by the end of the summer, will be transferred to its depots in Andover, Thurrock and Castlewood, Derbyshire. A spokesman for The Co-operative Food said the primarily own-account operator runs around 50 vehicles from the site. It does occasionally use third-party […]
Pall-Ex has appointed former Shears Bros’ general manager Colin Hawkins (pictured) to the newly created role of owned operations director.
Amazon has signed a lease on a new DC in Dunstable.
A very quiet week on the Stock Exchange for transport-related shares – ahead of City Link’s numbers tomorrow (15 March). All eyes will be on Rentokil’s parcels arm to see if it posts a full-year profit. But it hasn’t stopped a rather telling trend in the past week…