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 […]
DPD has secured planning permission for a new distribution centre at Symmetry Park, Bicester.
French yoghurt manufacturer Yoplait has extended its contract with chilled food and drink specialist NFT for a further three years. The contract involves NFT storing up to 500,000 cases a week at its Daventry depot, repacking products to meet UK requirements, and delivering to all the major UK retailers nationwide. This is in addition to a number of local convenience stores. It also involves the provision of order progress information via NFT’s customer portal. Flore Belbis, Yoplait logistics director, said […]
Auction house John Pye got a lot for its money after its relationship with EV Cargo Global Forwarding grew into a comprehensive home delivery solution.