Oldham-based warehousing and distribution firm TT Express has been named the 2015 winner of the Tesco Primary Haulier of the Year award. The firm clinched the win – which was assessed on various factors including number of loads delivered successfully, overall consistency of service level and quality of communications – at the retailer’s annual Primary Distribution Supplier Conference in Chester on 6 May. TT Express general manager Vlad Costache said the company, which has embarked on a large-scale business review […]
Upmarket retailer Harrods has opened its new 346,000ft² DC in Thatcham, Berkshire. Opened on 16 October, the site is its sole UK DC and replaces a facility at Osterley, west London. Purchased in May 2011, the DC will serve the retailer’s store in Knightsbridge, west London, as well as airport boutiques and e-commerce operations. It will be run with a two-shift system for transport, which the firm said would result in fewer vehicle movements in the surrounding area than a […]
European truck manufacturers have been hit with a record €2.9bn (£2.5bn) fine after they colluded for 14 years on truck pricing and on passing on the costs of compliance with emissions rules.