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, […]
Asda has taken the “game-changing” step of offering its store click-and-collect service to other online retailers.
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 ordered 60 double deck curtainsiders and 10 double deck box vans from Cartwright.