John Lewis has revealed plans for a 638,000ft² DC in Milton Keynes, its third in the area. The DC will provide capacity for growth in the retailer’s in-store and online operations. It will also support its existing DC at Milton Keynes’ Magna Park, which opened in 2009, and a second Magna Park facility currently under development. The planned DC will be used for furniture and electrical items. The existing Magna Park site will be responsible for smaller products such as […]
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 […]
Union Unite has announced a fresh week-long strike at five Argos distribution centres in its latest protest over the retailer’s ongoing supply chain transformation programme.
Ceva Logistics has renewed its contract with newspaper publishers Trinity Mirror for five years, building on a ten-year relationship between the two parties. As part of the contract Ceva makes 33,000 deliveries of the Daily Mirror and Sunday Mirror to Trinity Mirror’s wholesaler network each year. Jon Evans, Ceva’s senior general manager for business development, consumer, retail and media, says: “We are delighted to extend the relationship based on our proven and consistent levels of performance. “By identifying significant improvement […]