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 […]
Wincanton has won a two-year warehousing and distribution contract with baby and toddler food manufacturer Ella’s Kitchen. The contract will see Wincanton managing inbound deliveries from factories, picking, packing and distributing five million cases a year to supermarkets across the UK and its growing list of international customers. James McMaster, chief operating officer at Ella’s Kitchen, said: “Every second of every day someone around the world eats an Ella’s Kitchen product. Ensuring that our supply chain is setup to consistently […]
XPO Logistics has landed a contract with home appliance group Beko to serve as transport partner in the UK.