Thursday 20th Feb 2020 - Logistics Manager Magazine

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Ocado trials robot for food picking

Ocado has been testing the feasibility of using robotic hands for the picking and packing of shopping orders at its warehouses.

Burts chips chooses CEVA

Burts Potato Chips has chosen CEVA Logistics to manage its UK and Ireland warehousing and distribution in a five-year contract.

Sales boost for Ocado

Ocado is ramping up operations at its new customer fulfilment centre at Andover after increasing sales by 13.6 per cent to £1.27 billion last year.

Arla Foods

Arla rolls out two SAP EWM systems

Arla Foods UK, the farmer-owned dairy company, has used the SAP extended warehouse management blueprint and template developed by Rocket Consulting to roll out two new SAP EWM systems.

Report finds ‘looming’ urban food logistics crisis

A new report about future challenges to London’s food and drink logistics industry has said there is an “urban logistics crisis looming.” The research, ‘Feeding London: 2030’, identifies a growing population and changing demographic as significant influencers.

Christmas boost for grocery retailers

The UK grocery market grew by 1.8 per cent in the 12 weeks to 1st January driven by improved performances by major players including Tesco and Morrisons as well as further growth from the discounters, according to Kantar Worldpanel.

Tesco reduces manual handling incidents by 60pc

Tesco plans to close two distribution centres

Tesco has set out plans to close two distribution centres as part of a transformation programme which also involves taking all warehouse operations currently carried out by DHL and Wincanton in house.