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 […]
Online supermarket Ocado has created more than 1,000 driving, warehousing and operational support jobs as it looks to increase capacity in its network this year.
Unite is to ballot staff at Morrisons over the supermarket group’s decision to outsource three northern transport hubs and vehicle maintenance operations to Wincanton.
In November, DHL Supply Chain revealed it had beaten off rival bids to renew a six-year fuel distribution contract with the UK’s fourth largest supermarket, Morrisons – a deal that extends their overall working relationship to 12 years.