Asda plans to close its Enfield DC in North London, with up to 261 jobs at risk. The supermarket chain, which is merging with Sainsbury’s, has entered into a consultation period with affected staff. The site, which opened in 2010, delivers home shopping to 4,500 customers each week. However, Asda has since opened automated DCs in London’s Heston (July 2017) and, two months ago, Dartford. Simon Gregg, vice president of grocery home shopping at Asda, said: “In a competitive retail […]
FTA and Everywoman have joined forces to create a year-round programme of activity that operators can adopt to help them attract, retain and develop female employees. Launched today (8 March) to coincide with International Women’s Day, the FTA Everywoman Accelerate Programme incorporates Everywoman’s range of services into three packages – Founder, Champion and Influencer. Each package includes access to the EverywomanNetwork – an online personal development tool – and the Everywoman Club, where senior level women can connect and share […]
8) Gavin Chappell, supply chain director, Asda Part of the giant Walmart family, Asda vies with Sainsbury’s for second position in the UK grocery retailing pecking order with annual sales of £23bn and 400 stores. With 23 DCs around the UK and a fleet of nearly 1,000 vehicles, Asda likes to keep control of its store deliveries while working closely with its third party carriers on international and primary movements.
Asda has ordered 60 double deck curtainsiders and 10 double deck box vans from Cartwright.