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 […]
GMB has called for an “urgent” meeting with DHL/UK Mail over claims the operator fired couriers who refused to sign a new contract.
Burton’s Biscuit Company has entered into a five year partnership with DHL Supply Chain. DHL will be working with the biscuit manufacturer, who produces brands such as Jammie Dodgers, Maryland Cookies and Wagon Wheels, to support their international and domestic growth. Neil Grocock, chief supply chain officer at Burton’s Biscuit Company, said: “Investing in our core logistic capabilities is part of a broader, brand-focused strategy we’ve adopted which enables us to align our skills, resources and efforts towards more impactful […]
The government has confirmed that it plans to trial truck platoons on the UK’s strategic road network in the 2016 spring Budget.