Thursday 16th Jul 2020 - Logistics Manager Magazine

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Aldi Christmas sales hit £1bn

Sales at discount retailer Aldi  in the four weeks leading up to Christmas topped £1 billion for the first time in 2019; up 7.9% year-on-year.

Aldi extends iForce contract

Aldi has extended its partnership with iForce, an Eddie Stobart company, to support the future growth of its online platform for non-food products.

Aldi opens £50m DC

Aldi has opened a £50 million 60,000 sq m site distribution centre in Sheppey, Kent to serve nearly 60 stores and create 400 new jobs.

Aldi to open 130 new stores and three DCs

Food retailer Aldi is to open a further 130 new stores between 2019 and 2020 and is looking at opening three new regional distribution centres in Sheppey, Sawley and Bedford as well as extending existing centres in Darlington and Bathgate.

Grocery sales rise in first quarter

Grocery sales in the 12 weeks to 25th March increased by 2.5 per cent on last year, according to figures from Kantar Worldpanel.

Aldi granted planning permission for £30m DC extension

Aldi has been granted planning permission for the £30 million extension of its existing regional distribution centre in Bathgate, Scotland, by West Lothian Council. The 196,000 sq ft extension will be a temperature controlled chill distribution and storage area.

UPS uses smart grid to boost electric truck use

UPS is making use of a new battery charging technology that will allow it to increase the number of electric vehicles operating from its central London site from 65 to all 170 trucks based there.