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 […]
Although the heroics of Team GB at London 2012 already feel like a long time ago, UPS, which was named logistics and express delivery partner to the Games in January 2009, doesn’t officially wrap up its involvement until the end of this month. The winding down and effective closure of two warehouses, in Stevenage and the Port of Tilbury, will bring the curtain down on a supply chain that handled 30 million items, and dealt with everything from demanding broadcasters, […]
Transport for London (TfL) has promised to provide an update “later this year” on proposals for a new underground ring road around London to relieve congestion.
Sadiq Khan’s transport plan for London “totally fails” to consider freight operators and their customers and shows a “fundamental ignorance” of how logistics and supply chains work, the RHA has said.