Online supermarket Ocado has created more than 1,000 driving, warehousing and operational support jobs as it looks to increase capacity in its network this year. It is looking for 800 more warehousing staff to pick, pack and load home delivery orders at its distribution centre in Dordon, Warwickshire. Ocado also hopes to fill 100 delivery driver roles at its Ruislip, north-west London depot, and is recruiting a further 80 drivers at its site in Wimbledon. It is also seeking IT […]
On 10 January Morrisons launches its first online retail offering across the Midlands – a tie-up with Ocado – making it one of the last of the big supermarkets to enter the world of home delivery.
Sainsbury’s has revealed it is piloting a naturally refrigerated trailer to transport chilled and frozen goods.
Myhermes.co.uk has delivered its two millionth parcel just 10 months after reaching the one million mark in June last year. Following high levels of demand over the Christmas period, which saw volumes double during the busiest shopping week to more than 60,000 parcels per day, the company says the service is rapidly gaining business from online traders and niche retailers. John Tobbell, commercial director of myhermes.co.uk, says: “The growth of myhermes.co.uk is really gathering pace as more and more consumers […]