Tesco has re-awarded the contract to run its UK distribution centre (DC) transport operations to Eddie Stobart. The operator signed a deal to run the transport from the DCs for Tesco in 2012 (this included two DCs in the Republic of Ireland). Following a re-tendering exercise conducted by the supermarket chain earlier this year, the operator has emerged victorious with a new deal at Tesco’s seven UK DCs. A Tesco spokesman said: “Following an extensive tender process, we have awarded […]
The Co-operative Group has confirmed that a significant number of staff will take redundancy, following its move to consolidate two DCs. Its Wellington, Somerset and Portbury, Bristol DCs will merge into a new £20m regional distribution centre at Avonmouth. A spokeswoman for the grocery retailer told MT: “As planned, as the new DC at Avonmouth begins operation, there will be a phased reduction in the number of employees at our Chelston site in Wellington and at our Portbury site. “All […]
Bibby Distribution has won a warehousing and distribution contract with coffee company Lavazza.
Tesco is to merge with wholesaler Booker in a £3.7bn deal that creates one of the largest own-account operations in the UK, and it is targeting cost savings of approximately £61m in its distribution and fulfillment activities.