Supply chain services specialist Walker Logistics saw a 400% upturn in ecommerce orders processed at its Berkshire-based fulfillment centre in April compared to the same period last year. The company saw a leap in demand for foodstuffs, personal care and well-being products during April. It also shipped tens of thousands of hand sanitizer gels, face masks and other items of personal protection equipment to Uber and Ocado delivery drivers across the country. William Walker, Walker Logistics’ sales director, said: “April […]
Clipper Logistics faces “minimal” financial hit on Arcadia contract and no job losses, industry sources say
Clipper Logistics is set to transfer around 70 drivers on its Arcadia delivery partnership to other contracts and will lose “minimal” amounts on the deal, following the retail giant’s collapse, motortransport.co.uk has learnt.
Construction has been completed on a new £22m food DC for The Co-operative in north Derbyshire, which the firm says will employ over 1,000 people and create around 320 new jobs. The Castlewood site, which will service over 500 Co-operative food stores in Yorkshire, Derbyshire, Nottinghamshire and Lincolnshire, will start operation in January with the first deliveries scheduled for March. It will become fully operational in September. Located just off junction 28 of the M1, the new site will take […]
Wincanton has won a five-year contract to operate an online fulfilment centre for Waitrose.com in Greenford, West London.