Asos DC fire highlights problems with keeping stock in one place


 

The fire at Asos’s national DC on Friday has prompted the industry to think about the problems the could arise from with keeping most of customers’ stock in one place and what operators and their customers should do to reduce the risk to their goods. Around 70% of Asos’s stock is kept at the 600,000ft² Barnsley DC and, following on from a similar situation in 2005 when its Hemel Hempstead warehouse was damaged as a result of the explosions at […]