Sainsbury’s has said it is working hard to minimise disruption to its deliveries to convenience stores in London, following a fire at a distribution centre in Charlton yesterday afternoon. The fire damaged six trucks and a section of the warehouse. Two hundred members of staff evacuated the building, with five people treated for smoke inhalation damage. A spokesman for Sainsbury’s told Motortransport.co.uk that no one was hurt during the incident and that everyone on site had been accounted for. He […]
Wincanton has won a six year warehousing and distribution contract with Basmati rice producer Tilda.
Wincanton will be back in the black this financial year as the group’s extensive restructuring and disposals programme bears fruit. Wincanton chief executive Eric Born tells MT: “When [we] started this programme we said it would take two years to arrest the decline. We are bang on track. It’s absolutely what I’m expecting.” A year of restructuring and disposals saw it sell its European operations to focus on the UK and Ireland, dispose of its 20% shareholding in Culina Logistics […]
Mars has renewed its regional distribution contract with Fowler Welch, extending the relationship by two years.