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 […]
The UK needs to “stand on its own two feet” and solve the current HGV driver crisis without relying on foreign workers to plug the gap, the transport secretary repeated this week.
Wincanton has won a multi-million pound, five-year contract to set up and run a new DC in London for supermarket giant Morrisons. The deal will see Wincanton handle transport and warehousing for Morrisons from a 100,000sq-ft cross-dock facility to open in Feltham, west London early next year. The Feltham DC will be Morrisons’ first in London to be dedicated to serving its “M Local” convenience stores. It recently announced plans to open 20 new M Local stores across the UK […]
Union Unite has claimed that Morrisons’ plans to restructure operations at its Wakefield DC, revealed earlier this week, include the closure of a warehouse and changes to workers’ hours.