Discount supermarket chain Aldi has laid out plans for two more regional DCs as it continues to increase its presence in the UK. It is seeking permission to develop both a 58,634m² RDC in Sawley, Leicestershire, and a 62,427m² site on the Isle of Sheppey, Kent. This follows approval for a similar RDC in Cardiff last autumn. Each of the two proposed sites will provide ambient, chilled and frozen storage and are expected to serve between 100-120 supermarkets in their […]
Wholesale drinks distributor Waverley TBS’s distribution fleet was entirely leased and the vehicles have now been returned to their owners, the firm’s administrator has confirmed. Despite holding a licence to run more than 300 vehicles the £309m turnover company, which is now being wound-up after administrator Deloitte failed to find a buyer , one of the UK’s largest drinks wholesalers therefore had no vehicle assets to help it meet its liabilities. It is not known if its two large DCs […]
Marks and Spencer is to pay new HGV drivers a £2,000 sign-on bonus in a bid to ensure against empty shelves this summer, as the driver shortage crisis continues.