The Communications Workers Union (CWU) has held a protest today over the proposed closure of consumer technology retailer Dixons Carphone’s Wednesbury repair and distribution centre. The planned closure is expected to take effect in early 2016, at the cost of around 500 jobs – although affected workers have been offered alternative employment at another location. Adrian Bailey, MP for West Bromwich West, asked David Cameron to intervene in the site’s closure during Prime Minister’s Questions last week (3 June). Bailey […]
Marks & Spencer now believes three rather than four DCs will serve its future needs, as it continues the transformation of its supply chain to match consumers’ changing shopping patterns.
The United Pallet Network (UPN) has upgraded its IT to provide real-time, instant pricing, quotes and online ordering for Europe, as it looks to facilitate more cross border trade within its membership.