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 […]
Chester-based logistics services provider Great Bear has confirmed it is taking on a new 412,000ft² warehouse in Sheffield.
Asda has taken the “game-changing” step of offering its store click-and-collect service to other online retailers.
Sainsbury’s has said its supply chain in the capital is almost fully operational again, after a fire at its Charlton DC last week.