Internal restructuring
United Kingdom
Yorkshire and the Humber; West Yorkshire; Calderdale
Location of affected unit(s)
Transportation / Storage
Warehousing And Support Activities For Transportation, Postal And Courier Activities
Warehousing And Support Activities For Transportation
52 - Warehousing and support activities for transportation

100 jobs
Number of planned job losses
Job loss
Announcement Date
9 May 2014
Employment effect (start)
Foreseen end date


Yorkshire-based UK supermarket chain Morrisons has announced that it is to cut 100 jobs at its regional distribution centre in Wakefield which employs 1700 people. The reductions are intended to reduce costs and improve efficiency. The company has announced that it has started the process of consultation with employees and unions and is looking at ways of minimising the numbers of compulsory redundancies including redeploying people to different parts of the business.


  • 9 May 2014: Yorkshire Post
  • 9 May 2014: Insider News Yorkshire


Eurofound (2014), Morrisons, Internal restructuring in United Kingdom, factsheet number 77082, European Restructuring Monitor. Dublin, https://restructuringeventsprod.azurewebsites.net/restructuring-events/detail/77082.