Discount supermarket Aldi wants to develop a 490,000ft² regional DC in Cardiff in response to new operational requirements. The firm has applied to Cardiff City Council for permission to build the RDC at the Capital Business Park, which it hopes will serve between 110 and 130 supermarkets within the group. The documents include proposals for a 322,000ft² ambient storage warehouse and 128,000ft² warehouse for chilled and frozen goods, along with refuelling facilities, a truck wash, parking for 70 HGVs and […]
Tesco has re-awarded the contract to run its UK distribution centre (DC) transport operations to Eddie Stobart.
Wincanton has won a five year storage and distribution contract with children’s toy and furniture manufacturer Worlds Apart. Annually, the contract will see the firm deliver 20,000 orders to around 1,350 locations, including homes and retailers. Wincanton will also oversee the storage of the firms goods, storing approximately 3,300 pallets in its warehouses, a throughput of 18,000 a year. “As we strive forward with our ambitious growth plans and continue to launch new and exciting products onto the market, it […]
Marks & Spencer says “good progress” is being made in the overhaul of its supply chain, IT systems and warehousing. In its final year results announced today (22 May), the retail giant says the first phase of its warehouse consolidation programme is now well underway. Following the opening of a new one million ft² warehouse in Bradford, construction has now commenced on a second new warehouse in the East Midlands, which will be a dedicated e-commerce facility combined with an […]