Tesco news

18 February 2013
Tesco has decided to reopen its Fenny Lock distribution centre (DC) to help with its growing online operation according to press reports. Increasing volumes In 2011, Tesco opened its rail served Daventry DC and closed its Fenny Lock DC in order to cope with an increasing volume of products. However following a review of its network, the retailer is reopening the DC to assist with its ...
23 January 2013
Tesco has opened its latest dotcom only warehouse in Crawley, as it continues to build home delivery capacity through this format. A growing network delivering improved service The new dark store opened on 21 January, adding to those already operational in Aylesford (near Maidstone), Croydon, Edmonton and Greenford. Tesco continues to build its network of dark store warehouses around the...
10 January 2013
Tesco has released its Christmas trading results for the six weeks to 5 January, with group sales up 3.9% inc. VAT exc. fuel (3.6% at actual exchange rates). The performance of its UK operation continues to strengthen with performance overseas similar to that experienced in Q3. Tesco's strongest UK growth for three years In the UK sales over Christmas increased by 4.3% (inc. VAT, exc. fuel...
07 January 2013
Global Logistics Properties Limited (GLP), a provider of logistics facilities in China, Japan and Brazil, has announced that it has leased a distribution facility to Tesco in Zhejiang Province, eastern China. Connection to major cities Tesco has leased a 10,300sqm facility in GLP Park Jiashan, close to the 320 national highway. It has direct connections to Hangzhou, Suzhou and Shanghai a...
02 January 2013
Tesco is now using trailers with a length of 15.65m as part of a trial, backed by the Department for Transport (DfT), to assess their safety and environmental impact. Tesco joins trial Tesco has confirmed participation in the department for transport-backed trial and is running 25 refrigerated trailers out of its regional distribution centres in Avonmouth, Livingston and Peterborough. Th...