Saturday 18th Aug 2018 - Logistics Manager Magazine

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Lidl starts work on EuroCentral distribution centre

Lidl’s Eurocentral regional distribution centre in Scotland is in its first stage of construction and is to erect its full frame comprising of 4,000 tonnes of steel which will take 12 weeks.

Lidl to reduce fruit and veg waste

Lidl is to trial the use of “too good to waste” boxes of fruits and vegetables in its stores to reduce wastage and could save of approximately 10,000 tonnes of surplus produce a year if rolled nationwide.

Carrot crisis ascends

Purchasing company Beacon has reported that vegetables, such as carrots, been shrinking in size and reducing in quantity due to recent hot temperatures which has resulted in a price increase of up to 75 per cent.

Enfield Distribution leases Unit 5

Online grocer Farmdrop has taken Unit 5 at Enfield Distribution Park.  The 24,298 sq ft unit is part of the Phase II development programme.

Tesco plans ‘new format’ stores

Tesco has started advertising for staff for a number of “new format” stores, leading to speculation that is planning to go head to head with discounters Aldi and Lidl.