The Lincolnshire Co-op society is to close two DCs, putting 111 jobs at risk. The supermarket plans to close its two food DCs in Lincoln, which provide ambient goods to its 83 stores in the area. Co-op said that closing the two sites will save an estimated £1m a year through increased efficiency, and will give its customers more product choice. Lincolnshire Co-op chief retail officer Mark Finn said the move was the result of a customer shift away from […]
Administrators handling the affairs of Drive Force (UK) have confirmed that the business has ceased trading with the loss of 47 jobs.
Twenty four Arla Foods drivers took redundancy after the firm’s decision to close its Hatfield Peverel dairy processing plant in July rather than transfer to a new employer, Motortransport.co.uk has learnt.
Construction work on the Co-operative Group’s new £20m RDC in Avonmouth has been completed. Developers Gallan Group and Stoford have handed over the keys to the site at Cabot Park on Poplar Way to the supermarket chain. Deliveries into the RDC will begin this month, building up to full operation in May 2013 when the fitting out and stocking of the site will be complete. The 435,750ft² facility, near junction 18 on the M5, will employ around 900 staff, some […]