Supermarket giant Tesco has appointed Andrew Woolfenden as its new UK distribution director, following the naming last week of former incumbent Alex Laffey as chief executive of Eddie Stobart. Woolfenden, who has already taken up his new job, has held numerous senior roles within Tesco, most recently an 11 month stint as retail director with responsibility for 200 stores in the south of the UK. He also worked as distribution director for fresh and frozen foods at the supermarket chain […]
Tesco has been drawn into the Eddie Stobart Doncaster row as drivers at the DC prepare to start a third wave of strike action tomorrow (6 December). The supermarket chain, which runs the DC’s warehousing but outsourced the transport operation with 183 drivers to Eddie Stobart in August, has made a point of not commenting on the jobs row until now. However, after Unite last week rejected the latest offer from Eddie Stobart, a spokeswoman for the chain said: “We […]
Think Logistics has got off to a flying start this year with several major operators lining up to deliver workshops or offer mentoring support for students keen to learn more about the logistics sector.