Supermarket groups J Sainsbury and Asda have been forced to abandon their merger after the deal was blocked by the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA). Sainsbury’s group chief executive Mike Coupe vowed that no distribution centres would be closed in a letter to the House of Commons Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy Committee last year. Although he admitted that there could be cuts to suppliers currently working with both supermarkets, and a reduction in supplier deliveries had the deal received […]
Major supermarket home delivery fleets are still struggling to meet demand despite the government’s desire for most of the population to order groceries online.
3) Perry Watts, DHL Supply Chain UK MD DHL Supply Chain is the majority chunk of the DHL empire in the UK, accounting for £3.8bn of its £4.5bn turnover in 2012 (the remainder being its Express and Mail businesses) and Watts is at the top of the tree.
Asda’s prospective new owners are looking to raise £1.2bn from the sale of the supermarket chain’s logistics and distribution network, according to reports.