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, […]
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.
Sainsbury’s and Asda’s distribution networks could be a target for cuts if the proposed merger between the two supermarket giants goes ahead, a retail analyst warned this week.
Asda has ordered 60 double deck curtainsiders and 10 double deck box vans from Cartwright.