Asda has taken the “game-changing” step of offering its store click-and-collect service to other online retailers. The grocery retailer, part of US retail giant Walmart, has invested in IT and other systems to enable it to push all its george.com clothing click-and-collect store deliveries through its own distribution network. It is now looking to recoup some of this money by offering the service to third party retailers. Announcing the move at the IGD Supply Chain Summit in London last week, […]
DHL Supply Chain’s Consumer division has become the latest – and among the biggest – investor in gas-powered trucks with the replacement of most of the 70-strong fleet based at its multi-user DC at Bawtry near Doncaster, south Yorkshire, with Volvo FM MethaneDiesel dual fuel 6×2 tractor units.
Asda has said it anticipates saving a million litres of diesel a year from 50 new dual-fuel trucks it began taking delivery of last week.
Asda plans to close its Enfield DC in North London, with up to 261 jobs at risk.