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 […]
Major supermarket home delivery fleets are still struggling to meet demand despite the government’s desire for most of the population to order groceries online.
Eddie Stobart and the Unite union will start talks at Acas this Thursday (15 November) in a bid to end the row over drivers’ jobs at Tesco’s Doncaster DC. A spokesman for Eddie Stobart confirmed to Motortransport.co.uk that the operator’s MD David Pickering will personally attending the talks with Unite at Acas. The move comes after a 72-hour walkout by 180 Unite driver members facing redundancy at the DC. This included a demo outside a Tesco store in Westminster. Eddie Stobart […]
Eddie Stobart is set to be replaced by DHL Supply Chain at Tesco’s Goole and Doncaster distribution centres (DCs).