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 […]
Asda has renewed Wincanton’s contract to manage and operate the supermarket’s DCs in Doncaster and Larne, Northern Ireland. The renewal runs until early 2016, and extends a relationship begun in 2005 at Larne and 2007 in Doncaster, which was Asda’s first NDC for general merchandise. Asda distribution director, Ian Stansfield, said: “Wincanton has demonstrated a real partnership approach with the Asda team and a strong commitment to driving efficiencies and helping us to reduce our carbon footprint in our distribution […]
ECO Stars has launched a new website to help operators understand the environmental and financial benefits they could gain from learning how to improve fleet efficiency and lower fuel usage.
XPO Logistics has renewed its warehousing and distribution contract with fire safety equipment manufacturer Kidde Safety for a further two years.