Mercedes-Benz Vans is working with Tesco.com to ensure the online grocer is able to evaluate the new drivers it needs to meet record-breaking home delivery demand. The retailer recently reported picking 10 million items in a single day for the first time. It has also achieved a weekly total of 1.2 million online deliveries, twice the typical average prior to the Covid-19 outbreak. To manage the increase, Tesco has recruited an extra 12,000 pickers and more than 4,000 new drivers […]
Government and local authorities have been urged not to “demonise diesel” but to develop a national framework instead to encourage the take up of modern, clean diesel trucks. The call came at a conference on air quality held by vehicle manufacturers’ association the SMMT.
Amazon has expanded its grocery home delivery service to addresses in Hampshire less than a year after its UK launch.
Around 2,000 drivers and warehouse staff across three Tesco DCs could be taking strike action in the run-up to Christmas, after union Unite began balloting them following what it described as a “pitiful” pay offer by the retailer.