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. […]
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