Ocado opens a natural gas refuelling

Ocado opens a natural gas refuelling

As part of its £3 million investment in alternative fuel technology, Ocado has opened a natural gas refuelling station. The station is located at its customer fulfilment centre in Hatfield. Graham Thomas, Ocado’s fleet services manager said: “By investing in gas-powered vehicles, and in our first on-site refuelling station, we’re future-proofing our fleet and our […]

Skilled data scientists are hard to find: Ocada DC

Skilled data scientists are hard to find: Ocada DC

  Ocado’s technology segment, which employs over 1000 developers, engineers, scientists and researchers have to compete with technology giants such a Google for learning expertise as it creates new Artificial Intelligence (AI) systems in-house. Demand for data scientists is increasing among the enterprises in UK and staff with doctorates in areas such as natural language […]

Ocado reported an annual sales rise of 15.3%

Ocado reported an annual sales rise of 15.3%

Ocado has posted an annual sales rise of 15.3 per cent in the 12 weeks to 21 February 2016. The online grocery retailer, recorded sales of £312.4 million in the period the data covers – up from £271.1m for organic produce. Ocado said, the number of average orders per week was up to 214,000, a rise of […]

Amazon plans to buyout Ocado, leaving Waitrose and Morrisons watchful

Amazon plans to buyout Ocado, leaving Waitrose and Morrisons watchful

Rumors have resurfaced that Amazon is eyeing a bid for Ocado to boost the chances of success for its fledgling grocery arm Amazon Pantry, sending shares of the UK delivery firm soaring and putting grocers Morrisons and Waitrose (which both have deals with Ocado) watchful. Following a Daily Mail Market Report which suggested Amazon has […]