Supermarket Morrisons has released its space at Ocado’s Erith customer fulfilment centre (CFC) to help address the online retailer’s capacity shortfall following a recent fire at its Andover hub. In an online trading statement issued today, it said Ocado will now have sole use of its newest CFC until January 2021. Morrisons will return to its “pre-agreed proportion” of the Erith CFC in February 2021, by which time the site should be up and running at a higher capacity to enable […]
Wincanton has won a contract with Kiddicare to handle the fulfilment of the retailer’s new superstores, including its new flagship Peterborough store. Kiddicare, owned by supermarket giant Morrisons, currently generates 85% of business through online orders, but following the acquisition of a number of former Best Buy sites in January, it is looking to expand its service to become a multichannel operation. Wincanton will re-fit its 200,000sq² site in Daventry, Northants, to receive, and pick and pack millions of items […]
Morrisons has ordered a batch of 37 longer semi-trailers from Gray & Adams. The supermarket’s latest boxes are being fitted with 27-degree BPW self-tracking axles that allow them to meet turning circle requirements.