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Waitrose is to open a new regional distribution centre in Lancashire as part of plans to double its estate in the north. The centre in Chorley remains subject to planning approval but is expected to open in the autumn of 2012, creating 600 jobs.
Waitrose is spending £20m on redeveloping the offices and distribution facilities at its Bracknell HQ. It plans to have built an environmentally friendly chilled goods warehouse by June next year. "It is not only green in design, but enables...
Manufacturers and retailers are on the road to greener distribution having saved the equivalent of up to 53 million journey miles from UK highways.
Food and consumer goods companies including Nestl , UB and Waitrose have spent the past year working...
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