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Lidl to build 624,000 sq ft Eurocentral DC

Lidl to open £70m iPort DC

Budget supermarket retailer Lidl is to open a £70 million, 628,000 sq ft distribution centre at the iPort development in Doncaster. The South Yorkshire based site will be the retailer’s 13th UK warehouse, and is part of a six million sq ft Verdion logistics scheme.

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Fever-Tree chooses CM Downton

Fever-Tree, the tonic water supplier, has chosen CM Downton as its logistics partner – it will handle the company’s warehousing and distribution for its UK base.

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Fowler Welch teams up with FareShare

Fowler Welch has teamed up with food redistribution charity FareShare to enable surplus food to be used to provide meals for vulnerable people.

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Aldi in multi-temperature move

Supermarket chain Aldi has taken delivery of 25 Vector 1950 multi-temperature units from Carrier Transicold as part of a transition to multi-temperature refrigeration systems, which provide the flexibility to transport a mix of ambient, chilled and frozen goods in one consignment.

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Supply Chain Award winners revealed

The winners of the 2016 Supply Chain Excellence Awards were revealed last night at a glittering ceremony in London, attended by supply chain leaders from right across Europe.

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Fruit win for NFT’s £25m Tilbury site

Fruit importer Essential Fruits has chosen NFT to provide temperature controlled warehousing and distribution throughout the UK and Europe, taking advantage of NFT’s new portcentric facility located at the Port of Tilbury.

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Deliveroo drivers launch bid to be treated as workers

Deliveroo drivers in Camden have launched a bid for a collective bargaining agreement. The drivers, and the Independent Workers Union of Great Britain (IWGB), are challenging Deliveroo’s description of drivers as ‘contractors’, instead calling themselves ‘workers’ that should be entitled to paid holidays and the minimum wage.