Sainsbury’s will open a new fulfilment centre in London this autumn to cope with growing online shopping demand. The 185,000ft² facility in Bromley-By-Bow should create 900 new jobs, with recruitment already underway for the first 470 of these. The supermarket said it hopes to have recruited the remaining 430 by 2020. Sainsbury’s director of online Robbie Feather said demand for multichannel shopping was growing in London, in particular, and that he expected that trend to continue. He said: “Our […]
London river, road and rail freight solutions provider Walsh has signed a 20-year agreement with the Port of Tilbury to help meet the capital’s demand for construction materials to be delivered sustainably.
London mayor Boris Johnson’s plans to force the retrofitting of larger windows in HGV cab near-side doors have been attacked as a step too far that risks further damaging the image of road transport.
The FTA has welcomed news that London’s T-Charge will commence on 23 October, providing a level playing field for all road users.