Sainsbury’s has followed Tesco in hiking its primary distribution charges in response to rising haulier rates driven by the HGV driver shortage. The 2.9% increase was revealed in a letter to the supermarket’s primary suppliers. The additional charge is on the cost of the third party haulage service used to collect goods from supplier depots and deliver them to distribution centres. Suppliers have been given 12 weeks’ notice of the additional surcharge. The rate hike will be applied from October […]
The Pallet Network (TPN) has revealed a brand new look and shared details of its 2020 achievements and plans for the future.
The acquisition of ARR Craib helped boost Gregory Distribution Holdings profits last year and offset the impact of a bad debt acquired after a major customer went bust.
Construction has been completed on a new £22m food DC for The Co-operative in north Derbyshire, which the firm says will employ over 1,000 people and create around 320 new jobs. The Castlewood site, which will service over 500 Co-operative food stores in Yorkshire, Derbyshire, Nottinghamshire and Lincolnshire, will start operation in January with the first deliveries scheduled for March. It will become fully operational in September. Located just off junction 28 of the M1, the new site will take […]