MT award winner Wren Kitchens has opened a transport hub in Avonmouth, which it said will provide a more efficient and greener transport service. The three-acre site is located near to the M5 and the retailer said the move had created over 30 local jobs including drivers, porters, supervisors and office staff. More than 50 7.5-tonne and 8-tonne branded Wren lorries will serve the depot and customers across the South West. Read more Wren Kitchens to open sixth depot with […]
Belgian consolidator 2XL and the male cancer charity Orchid were the two big winners at the fifth annual Asda Supply Chain Awards held in Leeds last week.
Upmarket retailer Harrods has opened its new 346,000ft² DC in Thatcham, Berkshire. Opened on 16 October, the site is its sole UK DC and replaces a facility at Osterley, west London. Purchased in May 2011, the DC will serve the retailer’s store in Knightsbridge, west London, as well as airport boutiques and e-commerce operations. It will be run with a two-shift system for transport, which the firm said would result in fewer vehicle movements in the surrounding area than a […]
Europa Worldwide Group has galloped up the Sunday Times PwC Top Track 250, which recognises the fast-growing companies in the UK, to 107.