UK Fuels has expanded its fuel card network to 3,350 sites after adding 307 Sainsbury’s fuel station locations this month. This is UK Fuels latest supermarket deal. The company also has contracts with a range of supermarket fuel stations including Tesco, Morrisons and the Co-op. Other fuel stations added to the UK Fuels network over the past 12 months include motorway service stations and over 80 new independently-owned outlets. The company, which celebrates its 30th anniversary this year, said it […]
The Co-operative Group has appointed Adrian Buxton as general manager at its new £20m food distribution depot in Avonmouth, which is due to open later this year. Buxton, who previously managed the group’s 320,000ft² composite DC in Thurrock, Essex, will head up the new RDC, near Bristol, which will employ up to 900 staff. He joined The Co-operative in an administrative role in 1979, before working his way up to managing food stores and moving across to logistics. Prior to […]
The job of an HGV driver is not eligible for the Shortage Occupation List and the industry needs to focus instead on filling roles from the ballooning UK unemployed, according to the government.
The government has given supermarkets the go-ahead to ramp up night-time deliveries and is looking at extending delivery drivers’ hours to ensure stores remain stocked during the coronavirus outbreak.