Friday 19th Oct 2018 - Logistics Manager Magazine

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Winners and losers in the grocery market

Grocery sales rose 3.2 per cent £26.3 billion in the 12 weeks to 7th October driven by strong growth at the discounters and online specialist Ocado.

Co-op rebrands with ‘heritage’ logo

Co-op partners in development of planning tool

The Co-op has partnered with Atheon Analytics to create a tool that provides key metrics for collaborative planning, forecasting and replenishment between the retailer and its suppliers.

Aldi signs 5-year contract with Dachser

Food retailer Aldi has signed a five-year contract with Dachser that will see the 3PL provide a warehouse platform as well as UK & Ireland distribution services for a wide range of Aldi’s products.

Packed house for Ocado presentation at Robotics and Automation

Alex Harvey, head of robotics and autonomous systems at Ocado, gave the keynote presentation to a packed house at the Robotics and Automation Exhibition in Milton Keynes this morning,  highlighting the opportunities and challenges of developing automated and robotic systems for grocery.

First automated low-entry truck for Brakes

Brakes, the supplier of food to the catering industry, is making deliveries in London with its first fridge-bodied Mercedes-Benz Econic to feature the manufacturer’s own automated manual transmission.