Aldi plans new distribution centre in Bedford

Bedford, UK: Discount supermarket chain Aldi has submitted plans for a 88,000sq metre warehouse in Bedford.

The regional centre would serve its network of stores across Bedfordshire, Buckinghamshire and Hertfordshire.

If planning permission is granted, it will be the chain’s 12th distribution site in the UK.

Aldi recently announced plans to open more than 300 new stores by 2022. It currently has 700 supermarkets in Britain.

Chief executive Matthew Barnes has said previously: “Our plans are significant when viewed against the changes taking place in the UK grocery market.”

WORLD NEWS

Tesco Ireland takes Mercedes-Benz Sprinters for home delivery

Dublin, Ireland: Tesco has added 63 Mercedes-Benz Sprinter vans to its Irish home delivery fleet, reports Fleet Transport. Rob Smallwood, fleet service operations manager, Tesco …

READ THE FULL STORY >

Stellar builds warehouse for United States Cold Storage

Laredo, Texas, USA: United States Cold Storage’s has opened its new food warehouse in Laredo. Stellar designed and built the 232,366-square-foot warehouse that will distribute …

READ THE FULL STORY >

AIT Worldwide Logistics buys WorldFresh Express

Itasca, Illinois, USA: AIT Worldwide Logistics has acquired WorldFresh Express, a Los Angeles-based freight forwarder specialising in perishable food products. AIT has been a key …

READ THE FULL STORY >

Arla gets keys to sustainable transport

Gothenburg, Sweden: Arla has taken a step further towards a fossil-free future with Scania’s symbolic handover of vehicle keys to signify a deal to provide …

READ THE FULL STORY >

WHAT’S ON

Latest Tweets

SOR trailers for Culina: bit.ly/2C4jKxb

© 2018 Global Cold Chain News | Terms of use | Privacy Policy
Commercial Transport Publishing Limited, registered in England and Wales, Company No: 6453302. Registered Office: 6 Corunna Court, Corunna Road, Warwick CV34 5HQ