Thursday 9th Apr 2020 - Logistics Manager Magazine

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Tesco extends same day click & collect service

Tesco is extending its same day click and collect service. Now an unlimited number items can be ordered before 9am – customers then book a two-hour window to collect the items from 12pm onwards.

Greggs pushes on with supply chain plan

Greggs is pushing ahead with plans to reshape its supply chain to compete more effectively in the food-on-the-go market, the company said as it revealed a nine per cent increase in operating profit last year.

Howorth swaps General Mills for Scala

Dave Howorth has joined Scala Consulting as an executive director; leaving his previous role as supply chain director of General Mills UK, Ireland, Germany and Nordics.

Irn-Bru maker replaces fleet

Maker of Irn-Bru A G Barr has chosen Cartwright curtainsiders to replace its existing trailer fleet. The livery will advertise both Irn-Bru Extra and Irn-Bru Sugar Free.

Lidl plans huge e-fulfilment warehouse

Lidl E-Commerce has signed a pre-let on a 58,000 sqm facility at Delin Capital Asset Management’s Roosendaal development in the Netherlands.

Co-op rebrands with ‘heritage’ logo

Co-op chooses JDA software

The Co-Op has chosen JDA Software Group’s space planning and assortment solutions to assist with its “Retail Transformation Programme”.

Amazon targets grocery market with same day delivery

AmazonFresh expands to Hampshire

Amazon.co.uk is expanding its AmazonFresh service to selected postcodes in Hampshire for the first time. It is also expanding its existing service in Surrey.

Top priorities for hauliers post-Brexit

Brexit could cripple supply chains, says RHA

Brexit could damage UK food supplies because customs problems could cripple supply chains, the Road Haulage Association has claimed. The association added that unless the government negotiates the right customs controls during Brexit talks, the food supply chain could be severely impacted.

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.