Waitrose is to trial a network of temperature-controlled locker boxes for customers to have their groceries delivered into. An initial trial began at the supermarket’s head office in Bracknell, Berkshire, last year, but it now hopes to extend the initiative to 10 more third-party locations nationwide, including airports, train stations and business parks. The lockers allow customers to place orders online and collect their groceries from a locker at a time that is convenient for them. Orders can be delivered […]
Supermarket group Morrisons has renewed its contract with Norbert Dentressangle for the operation of two of its distribution centres in Scotland. The new contract, which extends ND’s involvement for a further two years, covers the 575,000ft² composite DC at Bellshill and the Eurocentral 85,000ft² fresh produce DC, also near Glasgow. Christian Salvesen, which ND acquired in 2007 has been involved in the Bellshill DC since it opened in 1989. The site was initially run for Safeway until its takeover by […]
Amazon has announced plans to create 1,000 new permanent roles at its network of eight UK fulfilment centres in the “coming months”.
Bradford-based logistics firm Expect Distribution has closed its two-man e-retail delivery operation, following a number of “operational challenges”.