Sainsbury’s has abandoned plans for a distribution centre near Exeter, claiming that improved efficiency in its logistics network means it is no longer required. Permission for a 528,000 ft² DC in Clyst Honiton was granted by East Devon District Council in 2011, but the plans were shelved in July last year as the supermarket claimed it had no immediate need for a depot in the area. Sainsbury’s has now completely dropped the plans, despite significant investment in preparatory work. Head […]
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