Tesco has taken delivery of its first temperature-controlled drawbar vehicle, which will be used to make deliveries to its convenience stores. The 18.75m drawbar configuration will give the supermarket chain improved access to its Tesco Express stores, which are usually located in built-up and residential areas. It will allow it to reach the stores with more ease than in a 13.6m rigid and will offer an increased payload of three more roll cages to 48. The drawbar vehicle, designed by […]
Eddie Stobart and the Unite union will start talks at Acas this Thursday (15 November) in a bid to end the row over drivers’ jobs at Tesco’s Doncaster DC. A spokesman for Eddie Stobart confirmed to Motortransport.co.uk that the operator’s MD David Pickering will personally attending the talks with Unite at Acas. The move comes after a 72-hour walkout by 180 Unite driver members facing redundancy at the DC. This included a demo outside a Tesco store in Westminster. Eddie Stobart […]
Tesco has re-awarded the contract to run its UK distribution centre (DC) transport operations to Eddie Stobart.
Tesco will offer customers a same-day online grocery delivery service across the UK by the end of August.