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 […]
Eddie Stobart and the Unite union could be heading to arbitration service Acas to end the row over drivers’ jobs at Tesco’s Doncaster DC. The move comes after a 72-hour walkout last week by 180 Unite driver members facing redundancy at the DC. This included a demo outside a Tesco store in Westminster. Eddie Stobart took over the transport function at Tesco’s DC in August and in September said it wanted to remove it and use its nationwide network to […]
Hermes has announced a new partnership with Tesco to provide ParcelShop services across its convenience estate nationwide.
Bibby Distribution has reorganised internally following a two year acquisition spree and a series of contract wins and renewals in 2012. It will now divide its operations across four separate customer sectors; food manufacturing, FMCG, packaging, and paper and industrial. Iain Speak, chief executive of Bibby, told MT.co.uk that the changes were necessary in order for each division to be seen as experts on the customer sectors they serve. “We have made organisational changes so that we can articulate better […]