Tesco has proposed to cease operations at its Fenny Lock distribution centre following its announcement today that it was terminating its Tesco Direct non-food website. The DC, located near Milton Keynes, handles online orders from Tesco Direct. Tesco has confirmed that around 500 employees are at risk of redundancy. The supermarket said the decision to close Tesco Direct followed a detailed review that concluded “there is no route to profitability for this small, loss-making part of the business”. It plans […]
Eddie Stobart drivers facing redundancy at Tesco’s Doncaster DC look set to commence a second period of strike action next week, after talks between the operator and union Unite broke down. Unite rejected an improved severance deal for its 180 member drivers tabled at talks on the 19 October, despite Eddie Stobart claiming the enhanced package was worth an additional £1m. Further talks had been expected towards the end of this week but have now collapsed against the threat of […]
Stobart Group is to restructure is board of directors for the second time this year, with executive chairman Avril Palmer-Baunack to leave the company in May.
Tesco is to close two of its distribution centres in the UK, bringing all warehouse operations carried out by DHL Supply Chain and Wincanton in-house, as part of a long-term plan to “simplify” its distribution operations.