Retailer Marks & Spencer has confirmed that DHL is to handle the collection and delivery of goods into its new Castle Donington warehouse in the East Midlands when it opens this spring. DHL will also handle outbound deliveries to M&S Stores. However, deliveries to M&S e-commerce customers, meanwhile, will be handled by City Link and Royal Mail, a spokesman for the retailer said. The 900,000ft² Castle Donington warehouse, which should eventually create 1,000 new jobs, will distribute two million clothing […]
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