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 […]
Morrisons is to expand its DC in Bridgwater to support the expansion of its convenience stores in the south west and south Wales.
Norbert Dentressangle’s five-year, £100m contract with Comet is in the hands of administrator Deloitte following the biggest high street collapse since Woolworths in 2008. Wincanton, Comet’s previous logistics partner, walked away from a warehousing and distribution deal with Comet on 30 April after it was unable to agree terms with OpCapita, the equity company that bought the chain at the start of 2012 from Kesa Electricals. A spokeswoman for ND said: “We continue to operate our contracts with Comet Group, […]
Culina Logistics has won a new contract with food manufacturer The Redwood Wholefood Company to distribute its products to leading multiples and independent retailers. The contract is being managed from Culina’s Milton Keynes depot. Corby, Northamptonshire-based Redwood decided to change supplier in order to address a number of operational issues – in particular, to improve service levels and ensure consignments were delivered at the times agreed with retailers, said Culina. The logistics services supplier is providing a combined stockholding and […]