Tesco has selected John Raymond Transport as its Grocery and General Merchandise Haulier of the Year. It recognises John Raymond’s contribution within the supermarket chain’s primary distribution operation, and saw the haulier beat previous winners Maritime and Eddie Stobart to this year’s title. John Clark, Tesco primary UK operations manager, said: “John Raymond have worked very closely with our primary distribution team to successfully deliver new initiatives. These have meant their volume has grown significantly over the last year, but […]
Tesco distribution director Alex Laffey is to take over as the new chief executive of Eddie Stobart Logistics.
The recent heatwave has seen massive spikes in retail volumes for chilled and frozen goods, according to DHL Supply Chain. The UK’s largest logistics firm said the hot weather in July had seen demand for bottled water rise by 45% and soft drink volume increase by 35%.
Tesco has received planning permission to develop a 134,333 ft² DC near Abingdon, Oxfordshire.