Tesco is re-tendering its transport operation after the announcement it would close two DCs and move some of its warehouse operations in-house. A spokesman for Tesco confirmed that the retailer was re-tendering the transport services for its frozen operations from Daventry and its fresh operation from Snodland, Kent. Tesco announced yesterday that it would be closing its Welham Green DC in Hertfordshire, moving grocery distribution operations to Reading, alongside the closure of its Chesterfield DC (with general merchandising moving to one DC in […]
Wincanton continued its strong performance in its fourth quarter of trading, with underlying revenue now expected to be around 15% ahead of last year.
Wincanton, DSV, Owens Road Services, Potter Logistics, and Pentalver are among 270 exhibitors at the Multimodal show, which is on now at Birmingham’s NEC.
With the news that the UK is to get its first platooning trial underway next year with DAF supplying the vehicles, MT took a closer looks at the feasibility study published alongside the funding announcement itself to understand how the technology might work. Produced via a partnership between the Transport Research Laboratory, Ricardo and Transport and Travel Research, the 100 page-plus document lays out the groundwork that will inform the £8.1m trial and lists some of the challenges ahead and […]