No distribution centres will be closed if the proposed merger between Sainsbury’s and Asda gets the green light, Sainsbury’s chief executive Mike Coupe has pledged. However there could be cuts to suppliers currently working with both supermarkets, and a reduction in supplier deliveries, according to information supplied by both supermarkets to the House of Commons Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy Committee. Writing in response to the committee’s request for information on the planned merger’s impact on jobs and suppliers, Sainsbury’s […]
XPO Logistics has secured a new long-term reverse logistics contract with supermarket retailer Asda Walmart, after delivering a number of cost-cutting innovations.
Pullman Fleet Services, Wincanton’s repair and maintenance division, has been appointed by Asda to manage 900 vehicles in the supermarket’s home delivery fleet.
XPO Logistics has renewed its warehousing and distribution contract with fire safety equipment manufacturer Kidde Safety for a further two years.