Müller Wiseman Dairies has confirmed that it will close its Pensilva, Cornwall depot and transfer operations to its Bridgwater site. The decision was prompted by a change in customer requirements, mainly a movement away from individual store deliveries and delivering into RDCs instead. MD Carl Ravenhall said: “The whole team, together with union representatives worked extremely hard to find ways of addressing the challenges facing this depot, but unfortunately we have been unable to establish an economic basis for continuing […]
Lidl’s plans to challenge a court decision giving the GMB the right to represent workers at the retailer’s Brigend, Wales, depot has been strongly condemned by the union.
TNT Express has spent £4.3m expanding its Park Royal depot in London.
DHL is to close its Coventry depot, which it runs on behalf of retailer J Sainsbury, in a move that places 550 jobs at risk. The logistics giant plans to transfer the garment operations currently undertaken at Coventry for the retailer to another of its sites in Bedford. A DHL spokeswoman says: “In support of Sainsbury’s planned expansion of its UK clothing operation, the company is proposing to transfer its clothing volumes for both boxed and hanging items to its […]