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 […]
Morrisons and Amazon are expanding their “ultra-fast” same-day delivery service to more cities across the UK.
The men’s Olympic triathlon will close down much of London’s West End tomorrow (7 August). Hyde Park is the host location for the triathlon, and athletes will complete a cycle circuit that takes in Buckingham Palace and the Wellington Arch. The event will start at 11:30am and finish at around 2:00pm. Roads for the event will start to close at 2:00am, with Hyde Park Corner closing at 6:00am, reopening again as soon as it is safe to do so. The […]
Operators continue to face frustration and uncertainty over what the Direct Vision Standard (DVS) will look like when applied to the truck market.