Tuesday 23rd Apr 2019 - Logistics Manager Magazine

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Tesco to remove plastic from fruit and veg

Tesco is to trial the removal of a selection of plastic wrapped fruit and vegetables in favour of loose alternatives where available from its Watford and Swindon stores as part of its shift toward sustainable packaging.

Lidl rolls out £1.50 fruit and veg boxes to reduce waste

Lidl is to offer its UK customers five kilo boxes filled with fruit and vegetables which have become slightly damaged, discoloured or deteriorated but are still edible for £1.50, following a trial in August last year.

UPS transports medical supplies via drones

UPS and autonomous drone technology company Matternet have partnered to transport medical supplies via unmanned drones at WakeMed’s hospital and campus in Raleigh, North Carolina, US.

Robot fleet for Northern Arizona University

Starship Technologies and Sodexo have introduced a robot fleet of 30 at Northern Arizona University with six campus restaurants to provide nearly 25,000 students and staff with on demand breakfast.

Kia expands Stallingborough distribution centre

Kia Motors is expanding its car distribution centre at Stallingborough near Immingham to 52.6 ha as a result of the acquisition of 16.8 ha of land from Associated British Ports. The additional space will allow it to store up to 8,000 more cars.