The explosive growth in e-commerce in recent years has left the road transport industry struggling to provide enough capacity. MT looks at the implications of this change. Today (3 December) is Cyber Monday, where consumers in the full swing of crazed Christmas-gift buying are expected to set a record and make 115 million visits to online retail sites. If Experian’s prediction is realised, it will represent a leap of 36% on the same day last year. For December as a […]
Amazon has begun offering a chilled and ambient grocery delivery service in London, with the introduction of its Amazon Fresh service.
The UK division of XPO Logistics Europe, formerly Norbert Dentressangle, will “ramp up” even further in 2016, after “strong demand” saw turnover rise 16% year-on-year.
Norbert Dentressangle has won a warehousing and distribution contract with Villa Soft Drinks. The deal involves ND making daily collections from Villa’s Bradford headquarters, with products stored at Norbert’s Wakefield site in advance of distribution. ND will provide a mix of dedicated services while some loads will be integrated into its shared-user network. Villa manufactures a range of branded bottled water, juice, carbonated drinks, including major brands Hadrian Spring Waters, Fruit Jet and Bolt Energy Drink.