Norbert Dentressangle has begun operating a new asset handling and recycling centre in Bristol on behalf of Asda. The 110,000ft² purpose-built centre opened in February in support of Asda’s new Bristol DC, where the supermarket has opened a new LNG filling station, The recycling centre is said to be the most energy-efficient site in the Asda’s regional service centre network and is predicted to yield a 20% saving in CO2 emissions, compared to other sites. The Bristol recycling centre, which […]
Retailer Asda has taken delivery of the last of 187 new trucks from Scania, comprising 120 for its retail distribution fleet, 55 for its primary distribution network and 12 for its petroleum distribution fleet.
Haulage bosses from six fuel distribution firms are due to resume talks with the Unite union this morning (10 April) following the Easter weekend. Conciliation service Acas is leading the discussions, which kicked off last Wednesday (4 April) and continued for two days, over tanker drivers’ training, safety and employment conditions. Acas chief conciliator Peter Harwood says of the talks so far: “The discussions have been constructive, with the parties positively engaged and committed to the process.” If talks fail, […]