Sainsbury’s has said its supply chain in the capital is almost fully operational again, after a fire at its Charlton DC last week. A spokesman for Sainsbury’s told MT that the fire, which damaged six trucks and a part of the centre itself, did have“some impact” on deliveries to stores across London. The spokesman said: “We worked hard to minimise disruption to make sure we kept availability as strong as possible for our customers. Most stores are back up to […]
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Amazon has signed a lease on a new DC in Dunstable.
Wincanton Logistics has strengthened its ties with Sainsbury’s following the award of a major warehousing and distribution deal with the supermarket giant. The three-year contract to handle the majority of business for Sainsbury’s Local convenience stores across London is a welcome boost for the South-west operator following the recent loss of a £100m contract with electrical retailer Comet. Sainsbury’s will be building a new distribution centre in Thameside, south east London to handle the work, which is due to start […]