Grocery retailers under growing pressure from online and discount rivals are looking to cut billions of pounds in costs from their supply chains in the coming years, and logistics contractors will have to play their part in making these savings, the annual IGD supply chain summit in London heard this week. The scale of savings the supermarkets are looking to make means that they cannot be achieved just by squeezing rates by tougher tendering – instead genuine collaboration between 3PLs, […]
ECO Stars has launched a new website to help operators understand the environmental and financial benefits they could gain from learning how to improve fleet efficiency and lower fuel usage.
No distribution centres will be closed if the proposed merger between Sainsbury’s and Asda gets the green light, Sainsbury’s chief executive Mike Coupe has pledged.
Pullman Fleet Services, Wincanton’s repair and maintenance division, has been appointed by Asda to manage 900 vehicles in the supermarket’s home delivery fleet.