Wednesday 19th Jun 2019 - Logistics Manager Magazine

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Aldi extends iForce contract

Aldi has extended its partnership with iForce, an Eddie Stobart company, to support the future growth of its online platform for non-food products.

Morrisons and Amazon extend same day delivery

Morrisons and Amazon are extending the same day delivery service “Morrisons at Amazon” to more cities, including Glasgow, Newcastle, Liverpool, Sheffield and Portsmouth.

Lidl’s £500m London expansion plan

Over the next five years Lidl is to invest £500 million to expand its presence in London with 40 new outlets, including a 1,300 sq m store in Fitzrovia near Warren Street tube station, and the addition of a 40,000 sq m unit at its Belvedere distribution centre.

Amazon to open booze warehouse

Amazon is to open a 270,000 sq ft fulfilment centre dedicated to beers, wines and spirits in Rugby later this year.

10pc wage increase of Tesco workers

Tesco store and customer fulfilment centre warehouse workers are to receive at 10.45 per cent hourly rate increase to £9.30 by October 2020.

Waitrose seeks to cut plastic

Waitrose is to introduce a self-serve concept branded ‘Waitrose Unpacked’ for everything from loose fruit and vegetable to cereals and coffees, and even cleaning products at its Botley Road store in Oxford in a bid to remove unnecessary plastic waste.

Coop expands Oslo distribution centre

Norwegian food retailer Coop is expanding its central goods distribution centre in cooperation with Witron to give a 33 per cent higher picking volume.

apetito picks Volvo for Portbury DC

apetito, the supplier of food to the health and social care sectors, apetito, has chosen six Volvo FH tractor units for its main distribution centre at Portbury, Bristol, as part of a three-year fleet replacement policy for trunking operations.

New fleet for Leathams

Food distributor Leathams has sourced a mixed-weight fleet of DAF rigid vehicles from Ryder.