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Morrisons – auction to take place between potential buyers

An auction is to be held for the UK supermarket Morrisons thanks to competing private equity investors interested in taking over the firm. The Takeover Panel is consulting the Morrisons ...

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Newegg offers same-day delivery in Southern California

US tech-focused e-commerce company Newegg has launched a same-day delivery service in select postcodes around Southern California. The offer is to customers, without a membership requirement or minimum order value. ...

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Booker faces HGV driver strike action

HGV drivers at the Tesco-owned Booker Distribution network are threatening strike action over pay and conditions. Around 40 HGV drivers at the Booker Thamesmead site have voted unanimously to strike ...

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SMMT – electric car sales surge

The Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT) has shown UK electric and hybrid vehicle sales surged in August even as overall sales of cars sank to the lowest level ...

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Imaginovate launches Fleet Enable SaaS service

UK Freight transport software company Imaginovate has announced it has launched a new product called Fleet Enable that automates how delivery companies plan, schedule, optimise and deliver white-glove shipments to ...

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Collectiv Food uses what3words

UK food wholesaler Collectiv Food has announced it is using the location-addressing platform what3words to give exact delivery locations to its delivery partners. The firm works with delivery companies Apex, ...

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InPost installs parcel lockers across The Derwent Group portfolio

Leading UK parcel locker network InPost has announced its first commercial real estate partnership with The Derwent Group. InPost parcel lockers will be installed in its shopping centres and retail ...

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Varamis Rail – could trains take the strain off the HGV driver shortage?

Varamis Rail is one of a number of UK rail freight companies that say they could help with the HGV driver shortage by laying on more rail freight services. This ...

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Uber Eats Japan trials delivery walkers

Uber Eats Japan is trialling food delivery by walking couriers as opposed to those riding bikes or scooters. The thesis behind the trial is that couriers on foot spend less ...

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Ikea mattress shortage due to HGV driver crisis

Thanks to the UK HGV driver shortage, homewares giant Ikea has indicated it has problems getting around 1,000 product lines to its UK customers. The supply chain issue at Ikea ...

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