Hundreds of jobs at XPO Logistics’ depot in Stone, Staffordshire are under threat after Sainsbury’s decision to transfer its operations to a new national DC. The supermarket giant plans to move its operations from Stone to its new frozen food DC in Northampton in early 2019. XPO Logistics, which owns and operates the Stone site, has begun consultation procedures with the 275 Stone site employees ahead of the transfer. Staff at Stone include drivers, transport and logistics staff and warehouse operators. […]
Chester-based logistics services provider Great Bear has confirmed it is taking on a new 412,000ft² warehouse in Sheffield.
Wincanton’s contract logistics business “is continuing to perform robustly”, it has said, while the company was hit by low volumes in its container business.