DX Group sales and marketing director Paul Doble has warned that online retailers are in danger of overwhelming capacity on their distribution networks in the run up to Christmas. Financial services firm Experian has predicted a 36% rise in online retail visits today and Doble said retailers should re-assess their delivery capabilities. Carriers are offering collection two working days before Christmas. TNT Express, DPD, FedEx, Hermes and UK Mail all said that 21 December is the last day they can […]
Amazon is to open a fulfilment centre in Daventry, Northamptonshire next year. It is the third new site the company has announced plans for in recent months.
DPD has invested £10.2m in opening six new or expanded depots in response to growing parcel volumes.
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.