At almost 1m sq ft, Tesco’s giant flagship Reading DC is one of the largest grocery distribution sites in Europe. The opening of Reading in June 2013 on a former Courage brewery site is part of one of the largest change programmes in UK retail distribution history, overseen by Tesco distribution director Steve Strachota (pictured, and see Meet the boss below). Tesco has been drawing the management of its distribution centres back in-house from the 3PLs. “Our vision is that […]
Supermarket giant Tesco has appointed Andrew Woolfenden as its new UK distribution director, following the naming last week of former incumbent Alex Laffey as chief executive of Eddie Stobart.
Michael Chambers has taken on the role of new chief executive at logistics firm Gist following the retirement of Martin Gwynn.
Culina Logistics has shortened ambient supply chains for supermarket giant Tesco, with the roll-out of a new ‘Day 1 for Day 2’ delivery service. The logistics firm will consolidate suppliers’ deliveries at its multi-user facility in Wolverhampton, for onward trunking to Tesco’s NDC network on a six-day Monday to Saturday cycle. Culina says the ambient grocery market has traditionally operated with orders being placed on Day 1 for delivery on Day 3 across a five-day Monday to Friday cycle, but […]