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 […]
Almost a third of logistics companies fear new B2C delivery methods such as click and collect, viewing them as a threat to their businesses, according to a report by Barclays.
Great Bear Distribution increased profits by 7.5% last year to £9.5m and it anticipated its “controlled organic growth” will continue.
Yearsley Group has won a new contract with bakery products manufacturer CSM that will see it collect, store and distribute more than 300 finished frozen product lines. The deal involves collections from CSM’s factory at Bromborough, on the Wirral, consolidation of goods at Yearsley’s Heywood cold store in Lancashire, and distribution via the firm’s national network of warehouses to retailers nationwide. The operation also involves some repacking. Yearsley Group cold storage and distribution sales director Tim Moran said a dedicated […]