Thursday 21st Feb 2019 - Logistics Manager Magazine

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Sainsbury’s to trial zero-emission cooling for deliveries

Sainsbury’s and Asda vow to fight for merger

Sainsbury’s and Asda have vowed to continue pressing the case for their proposed merger despite a provisional finding by the Competition and Markets Authority that the merger could lead to a substantial lessening of competition.

Honda to close Swindon factory

Honda is to close its factory in Swindon in 2021, when the current model, the Civic, reaches the end of its lifecycle. Some 3,500 jobs at Honda of the UK Manufacturing will be affected along with an estimated 10,000 jobs in Honda’s supply chain.

Ford trials digital delivery system

Ford has formed a partnership with Gnewt by Menzies to trial a new digital delivery service that will co-ordinate multiple modes of transport.

Barclays in deal with SAP Ariba

Barclaycard has formed a strategic partnership with SAP (UK), which will see Barclaycard integrate its award-winning B2B payment product, Precisionpay, into SAP Ariba, the B2B marketplace.

Retailers baulk at cost of supply chain digitalisation

Three out of five retailers believe digitalisation is critical to creating seamless omni-channel retail experiences, but the cost of implementation is an obstacle for half of retailers, according to a survey by Gravity Supply Chain Solutions.

Debenhams in sourcing deal with Li & Fung

Debenhams has entered an agreement in principle with Li & Fung, the supply chain solutions partner for consumer brands and retailers, to develop a strategic sourcing partnership.

Lidl starts work on £70m headquarters building

Lidl has started work on a £70m headquarters building in Tolworth which will have 250,000 sq ft of space to accommodate 800 employees when it is completed in two year’s time.