Waitrose is to close its Acton, west London online fulfilment DC this year, replacing it with a similar operation in south London. The Acton DC will close in the spring as the supermarket claimed the site will “almost certainly be the subject of a compulsory purchase order for HS2 in 2017”. The 80,000ft² Coulsdon, south London, DC will have twice the capacity of Acton when it opens in March. The 37,000ft² Acton site was formerly occupied by sister company John […]
Sainsbury’s has abandoned plans for a distribution centre near Exeter, claiming that improved efficiency in its logistics network means it is no longer required.
Tesco plans to restructure its distribution network, closing three depots and reducing its workforce at two sites to improve efficiency.