Food and FMCG companies must take steps to organise themselves now if they are going to have the right warehouse infrastructure in place to meet post-lockdown trading conditions. In the early stages of the Covid-19 crisis fears over shortages of food and other essential items prompted panic buying in supermarkets across Britain. The UK’s largest retailer Tesco reported a 30% increase in sales, for example, while Sainsbury’s recorded a 48% peak. Coronavirus panic buying placed an unprecedented strain on supermarket […]
Fashion brand Boohoo’s Burnley distribution centre (DC) was raided by police this morning (31 March) after alleged claims the company had breached social distancing measures introduced by the government during the COVID-19 crisis.
Retailer John Lewis has revealed that construction work on its £97m Milton Keynes DC, which is set to increase the number of store deliveries it makes, began last week.
A West Yorkshire ATF operator said staff were on the verge of losing their jobs after the DVSA refused to allow its testers to conduct MOTs amid the Covid-19 pandemic.