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 […]
Belgian consolidator 2XL and the male cancer charity Orchid were the two big winners at the fifth annual Asda Supply Chain Awards held in Leeds last week.
The winners of this year’s Everywoman in Transport and Logistics have been announced, with Wincanton scooping awards in two categories.
Menzies Distribution is continuing its drive for growth with the appointment of former Asda chief executive Andy Clarke.