Tesco will offer customers a same-day online grocery delivery service across the UK by the end of August. The supermarket group launched same-day grocery delivery in London and the South East in 2014. It is now extending the service to more than 300 stores across the UK, covering more than 99% of UK households. As part of the service, customers can order by 1pm to have their shopping delivered from 7pm onwards and receive an unlimited number of items. The […]
4) Steve Strachota, Tesco’s UK and Ireland distribution director Strachota hit the mainstream media headlines, and the front page of Motor Transport, in the summer when he posted a tweet that appeared to celebrate the closure of five depots and opening of three new ones, adding: “Awesome teamwork, courageous leadership, a bit of luck”.
Tesco has been drawn into the Eddie Stobart Doncaster row as drivers at the DC prepare to start a third wave of strike action tomorrow (6 December). The supermarket chain, which runs the DC’s warehousing but outsourced the transport operation with 183 drivers to Eddie Stobart in August, has made a point of not commenting on the jobs row until now. However, after Unite last week rejected the latest offer from Eddie Stobart, a spokeswoman for the chain said: “We […]
New guidance for fleet operators wishing to make out-of-hours deliveries was launched by TfL at the inaugural Quiet Cities global summit held in London this week.