Saturday 30th May 2020 - Logistics Manager Magazine

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Who’s afraid of Black Friday now?

Black Friday 2014 will haunt UK retailers and their logistics partners alike for many years to come. Consumers brawling in the aisles for discounted goods, trailer loads of parcels for home delivery left standing because capacity had been under-estimated, and worst of all, lots and lots of very unhappy customers.

Morrisons installs new telematics solution

Morrisons has installed a new telematics solution from Microlise in 545 of its HGVs. The supermarket retailer has deployed the technology with the hope it will assist in cutting down on both fuel costs and carbon emissions.

Walker Logistics appoints Colin Blackall

Walker Logistics hashired Colin Blackall as senior operations manager. The fulfilment specialist, based in Berkshire, aims to bring in a number of “key arrivals” over the next few months – to tie in with plans to grow the company.

Indian meal contract for Gist

Gist has been awarded an annual contract with Morrisons for primary distribution of Noon’s Indian and Oriental ready meals to its national network of distribution centres.

Legislating for success

The horse meat scandal in 2013 put the focus on food supply chains and, not surprisingly, has led to more legislation. Alex Whiteman reports on how the market is changing.

Morrisons group logistics director steps down

Morrisons group logistics director Neal Austin is to step down from the management board and leave the company along with a number of other senior executives including: group customer marketing & digital director Nick Collard, group retail director Martyn Fletcher, group property and strategy director Gordon Mowat, and convenience managing director Nigel Robertson.

Online strategy switch costs Morrisons £27m

Morrisons has written off £27m of the costs incurred in the development of its own food online offer which was no longer required after it decided to work with Ocado.