Monday 19th Aug 2019 - Logistics Manager Magazine

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On-road platooning trial to start later this year

The first phase of on-road truck platooning trials are scheduled to take place later this year, according to Fusion Processing, whose CAVstar optical and radar sensors will gather data on how other drivers behave around the platooning trucks.

Tesco cuts out plastic bags

Tesco will no longer be using carrier bags to deliver groceries from its online business, cutting out nearly 2,000 tonnes of plastic out of production annually.

Sales rise 21pc at B&M

B&M, which is building a £39 million distribution centre in Bedford, increased sales by 21 per cent to £968 million in the first quarter, it said in a trading statement.

Wilko introduces category management

UK retailer Wilko has invested in an SaaS technology from JDA for its end-to-end category management strategy across over 400 stores.

Profits fall at McColl’s

Operating profit at convenience retailer McColl’s was down 38 per cent to £4.6 million in the first half as it focused on stabilising the business following last year’s supply chain disruption that resulted from the administration of Palmer and Harvey.

Grocery sales slip back

Supermarket grocery sales in the 12 weeks to 14th July were down 0.5 per cent on last year’s record figures, according to Kantar Worldpanel.