Wednesday 16th Oct 2019 - Logistics Manager Magazine

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Cotswold Fayre picks Geodis

Wholesaler Cotswold Fayre has chosen Geodis to manage warehousing and distribution to retailers across the UK, in a move which chief executive Paul Hargreaves says will make its ambient distribution carbon neutral.

Consumers want more specialist food shops

Consumers was more specialist food shops in their local area, and fewer betting shops, according to research by the Association of Convenience Stores.

Waitrose extends ‘Unpacked’ test

Waitrose is to extend its “Unpacked” test in Oxford beyond the original end date of 18 August and will introduce elements of the concept into three more shops by the end of the year.

CEVA e-commerce service for iHerb

iHerb has chosen CEVA to provide air export services to Japan and Singapore from a newly opened logistics and distribution centre near Incheon Airport.

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.