Monday 19th Aug 2019 - Logistics Manager Magazine

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Tesco cuts out plastic bags

Tesco will no longer be using carrier bags to deliver groceries from its online business, cutting out nearly 2,000 tonnes of plastic out of production annually.

Ferrero picks Fowler Welch for chilled logistics

Ferrero, whose brands include Nutella, Kinder chocolate and Tic Tacs, has chosen Fowler Welch to provide storage, picking and distribution services for a new range of chilled products.

Profits fall at McColl’s

Operating profit at convenience retailer McColl’s was down 38 per cent to £4.6 million in the first half as it focused on stabilising the business following last year’s supply chain disruption that resulted from the administration of Palmer and Harvey.

Grocery sales slip back

Supermarket grocery sales in the 12 weeks to 14th July were down 0.5 per cent on last year’s record figures, according to Kantar Worldpanel.

Deliveroo to prioritise cars and scooters

Takeaway delivery company Deliveroo has introduced vehicles priority to its booking system to prioritise car drivers and motorbike riders over bicycle delivery in a bid to improve business efficiencies.

Lidl to invest €1m in solar panels

Lidl is to invest €1 million to install 4364 solar panels on the roof of its distribution facility currently under construction in Newbridge, Co. Kildare in Ireland.

Grocery sales grow 1.4pc

Supermarket sales grew by 1.4 per cent year on year during the 12 weeks to 16 June 2019 – giving three years of continuous growth, according to Kantar.

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.