Marks & Spencer says “good progress” is being made in the overhaul of its supply chain, IT systems and warehousing. In its final year results announced today (22 May), the retail giant says the first phase of its warehouse consolidation programme is now well underway. Following the opening of a new one million ft² warehouse in Bradford, construction has now commenced on a second new warehouse in the East Midlands, which will be a dedicated e-commerce facility combined with an […]
Wincanton has won a two-year warehousing and distribution contract with baby and toddler food manufacturer Ella’s Kitchen. The contract will see Wincanton managing inbound deliveries from factories, picking, packing and distributing five million cases a year to supermarkets across the UK and its growing list of international customers. James McMaster, chief operating officer at Ella’s Kitchen, said: “Every second of every day someone around the world eats an Ella’s Kitchen product. Ensuring that our supply chain is setup to consistently […]
French yoghurt manufacturer Yoplait has extended its contract with chilled food and drink specialist NFT for a further three years. The contract involves NFT storing up to 500,000 cases a week at its Daventry depot, repacking products to meet UK requirements, and delivering to all the major UK retailers nationwide. This is in addition to a number of local convenience stores. It also involves the provision of order progress information via NFT’s customer portal. Flore Belbis, Yoplait logistics director, said […]
Clipper Logistics has won a contract with retail giant Marks and Spencer (M&S) following a successful trial of the operator’s returns management service.