High street retail giant Argos has improved its carrying capacity with 19 multi-deck boxvan longer semi-trailers from Staffordshire manufacturer Don-Bur. The 15.65m long, 4.88m high step-frame trailers replace standard 13.6m long multi-deck boxvan trailers on the fleet, increasing internal volume by 20.4m³ to 142.75m³. Argos, which is part of the Home Retail Group, can fit 60 standard 1200 x 1000mm pallets on the trailers, compared to 50 with the outgoing trailers – allowing it to move the same amount of […]
Argos is facing potential disruption to its UK distribution network, after staff at a flagship DC in Staffordshire overwhelmingly rejected the company’s latest pay offer in a long running dispute.
Retailer Argos has said a week-long strike by warehouse staff at five of its DCs had no impact on its service to customers.