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 […]
New guidance for fleet operators wishing to make out-of-hours deliveries was launched by TfL at the inaugural Quiet Cities global summit held in London this week.
The FTA has accused the London Assembly of “not thinking things through” after its Transport Committee called for a cut in LCV traffic in the capital, just months after it demanded a ban on HGV traffic in the rush hour.
Trade associations welcomed the new London Freight Enforcement Partnership launched by TfL and partner agencies earlier this week, although the RHA called on the transport body to make the results of the enforcement project more visible to the industry.