Tesco news

10 November 2021
Glasgow, the host city of climate change conference COP26, is set to become the first city in Scotland where Tesco operates a fully electric home delivery fleet. Electrifying the entire home delivery fleet by 2028 The move forms part of Tesco’s plan to electrify its entire home delivery fleet (5,500 vans) by 2028 and become net zero across its Group-wide operations by 2035. According to ...
28 October 2021
Tesco has announced a pilot with quick commerce operator Gorillas.  Customers will be able to order Tesco products via the Gorillas app from Thursday 28 th October. Five sites to be involved in the trial Gorillas will set up microfulfilment sites at five large Tesco stores to pick, pack and deliver to customers.  The first site will use warehouse space at Tesco’s Thornton Heath superstore ...
13 October 2021
The current shortage of HGV drivers is perhaps the biggest challenge the food and consumer goods industry has faced in years. Its impact can be seen in supermarkets, which have been negatively impacted by missed deliveries and replenishment problems in recent weeks. A few months ago, my colleague James Walton looked at the overarching causes, consequences and potential remedies to the HGV dri...
11 October 2021
The UK government has appointed Dave Lewis, Tesco’s former CEO, to solve the supply chain issues that the economy is currently facing. Advising the Prime Minister and the new Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster The government’s new supply chain adviser will be directly advising the Prime Minister Boris Johnson and Stephen Barclay, the new Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster. In a statemen...
06 October 2021
We round up the most-read content from September, picking out some of the key insights from the most viewed reports of the previous month. In the last month of Q3, we produced the supply chain playbook reports of Walmart , Tesco and Morrisons , where we explored their key strategic supply chain priorities and highlighted ways that can help partners better collaborate with them. The Wal...
01 October 2021
Tesco has partnered with global reusable packaging platform Loop to offer shoppers a variety of food, drinks, household, and beauty product in a reusable packaging. To find out more on the initiative click here. The initiative is available in 10 large Tesco stores. We look at two stores, which launched the initiative, in Milton Keynes. Where are they located? Tesco and Loop’s reusable packa...
24 September 2021
Tesco has pledged to becoming net zero across its value chain by 2050, including those generated by the products it sells and across its supply chains, in line with the United Nations’ objective to keep global warming below 1.5°C. In addition to a new Group-wide net zero target of 2035 for all its own operations Tesco has also committed to a new Group-wide net zero target of 2035 for its ow...
13 September 2021
Tesco has launched a trial that allows shoppers to purchase a wide range of grocery items in reusable packaging, in partnership with Loop, the circular ecommerce platform developed by TerraCycle. Starting in 10 large stores in the east of England Shoppers in 10 large stores located in the east of England will be able buy products in reusable packaging that can be returned to store when fini...
24 August 2021
Tesco announced it has completed the roll out of soft plastic collection points at its larger UK stores. Collecting and recycling 1,000 tonnes of plastic a year The retailer said it expects to collect and recycle 1,000 tonnes of plastic a year. Soft plastics are not usually collected by most local councils. The national roll out of collection points has been brought forward by Tesco foll...
21 June 2021
Tesco expands Whoosh, its one-hour delivery service, to London and Bristol. Initial trial took place in Wolverhampton in late May Back in late May, Tesco has introduced the rapid delivery service at a single Express store in Wolverhampton . It now plans to expand the service to a further 11 Express stores in London and Bristol, according to Chief Executive Ken Murphy. He also said that the...