Marks & Spencer has called time on its Neasden, north London DC. However, the high street retailer has said it will open a 495,000ft² clothing and home DC in Welham Green, Hertfordshire, early next year. The plans form part of the company’s five-year transformation programme, announced in November, which aim to modernise the business. This will see M&S continue its journey towards a single-tier, or direct supply model, for its clothing and home distribution network. This will see multiple smaller sites […]
XPO Logistics has added a further 100 trucks and 78 trailers to its fleet – bringing its total vehicle parc in the UK primarily dedicated to specific customer contracts to 1,747 vehicles and 3,144 trailers.
Norbert Dentressangle has been officially purchased by XPO Logistics. The deal to acquire 67% of the business from the Norbert family has gone through less than six weeks after an unsolicited €3.24bn (£2.3bn) bid was made by the US firm for the business.
Hundreds of jobs at XPO Logistics’ depot in Stone, Staffordshire are under threat after Sainsbury’s decision to transfer its operations to a new national DC.