Sainsbury’s to close Stone warehouse

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Supermarket retailer Sainsbury’s is to close its Stone site run by XPO Logistics.

Sainsbury's to close Stone warehouseThe operation will move to a new location in early 2019.

An XPO spokesperson said:

“We have been informed that the operations currently associated with our facility in Stone will be moving to another location. At this stage, we have entered into a consultation period with colleagues, the trade union and elected representatives to finalize the plans and the transition to the new location from early 2019. Our goal is to look for a solution for the Stone site, which is owned and operated by XPO Logistics, and opportunities for those employees after the transition.”

A Sainsbury’s spokesperson said: “The move is vital to the success of our distribution network, and will enable us to deliver great quality products, as well as great value to our customers.”

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