The onset of the Covid-19 pandemic and subsequent nationwide lockdown created a fundamental shift in consumer demand and expectation from supermarkets. With many shoppers unwilling or unable to leave their homes and physical stores struggling with excessive queuing and empty shelves, it’s no surprise that online grocery sales grew by 92%, year-on-year, in the months up to July 2020. That incredible surge for home delivery has been felt right across the industry. Examples include Sainsbury’s, which saw its e-commerce grocery […]
Knowles Transport turned in a strong performance last year, with significant increases in revenue and profits – and its MD said he remains cautiously optimistic about the future.
Supermarket group Morrisons has renewed its contract with Norbert Dentressangle for the operation of two of its distribution centres in Scotland. The new contract, which extends ND’s involvement for a further two years, covers the 575,000ft² composite DC at Bellshill and the Eurocentral 85,000ft² fresh produce DC, also near Glasgow. Christian Salvesen, which ND acquired in 2007 has been involved in the Bellshill DC since it opened in 1989. The site was initially run for Safeway until its takeover by […]
XPO Logistics and Nestlé have announced that their flagship distribution centre and technology hub in the UK has completed its phased opening to full operations.