Friday 21st Sep 2018 - Logistics Manager Magazine

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Tesco takes on discounters with Jack’s

Tesco has set its sights on the discounters, Aldi and Lidl, with the launch of Jack’s, a new discount format named after the retailer’s founder Jack Cohen.

Healy becomes COO for FedEx in Europe

Sean Healy has been appointed regional chief operating officer for FedEx Express Europe. He takes over from Michael Holt who is set to retire by the end of September 2018.

Maersk to integrate Damco supply chain services

Damco’s Supply Chain Services and Maersk Line’s Ocean Product are to be integrated and their respective value-added services will be combined and sold as Maersk products and services, from January next year.

Sulphur surcharge ‘blatant profiteering’

Plans by shipping lines to introduce a “sulphur surcharge” are “unjustified and blatant profiteering”, according to the British International Freight Association.

Government migrant plan angers FTA

Freight Transport Association has reacted angrily to a report by the government’s Migration Advisory Committee saying it fails to recognises the vital importance of lower-skilled migrants to the UK economy.

Goodyear launches CO2-reducing tyres

Goodyear has released a range of fuel-efficient tyres Fuelmax Performance which uses a silica tread compound technology to help dedicated long haul-fleets to optimise fuel savings.

12pc profits boost for DPD

DPD’s operating profit rose 12 per cent last year to read £121 million, while turnover rose 11 per cent to £895 million.

Ocado revenue grows 11.5pc

Ocado’s revenue increase 11.5 per cent to £348.6 million in the third quarter helped by new capacity at its new robotic warehouses.