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, […]
Leeds-based Clipper Logistics is creating over 300 jobs at a new site on Teesside, following the signing of a 10-year deal last year with retailer Asda to provide deconsolidation solutions for its George clothing brand. The Wynyard Park hub, which opened at the end of October, will be largely dedicated to import and deconsolidation work for Asda and was chosen for its proximity to Teesport. Clipper says the hub will receive and dispatch up to three million items of clothing […]
Asda has taken delivery of nearly 170 new refrigerated trailers, all fitted with Carrier Transicold’s flagship Vector HE 19 MT units.
CNG Fuels has started building Scotland’s first public access renewable biomethane HGV refuelling station, the company announced today (25 March).