Retailer Marks & Spencer has confirmed that its new DC in Castle Donington in the East Midlands will open this spring. The 900,000ft² site, which M&S will run itself, will create around 1,000 new jobs over time, said a company spokesman. The Castle Donington warehouse, which will incorporate an automated storage and retrieval facility, is just the latest development in an ongoing supply chain transformation programme that started in 2008 and will see the retailer move from over 100 very […]
CitySprint has introduced a one-hour delivery-window service for retailers, allowing them to offer greater flexibility in regards customer deliveries. The MyTime service, launched by the same day courier yesterday, allows customers to choose a specific time and date for delivery: including same day, next day, or delivery on another date specified by the customer. The service, which the courier firm hopes will boost customer satisfaction and therefore loyalty amongst its retail clients, also provides the option to track a parcel […]
A £150m logistics park at Appleby Lodge in Wellingborough, Northamptonshire, has been given the green light.
Panther Warehousing has inked a deal with window and door manufacturer Euramax Solutions to deliver its products on behalf of major DIY retailers including Wickes and Screwfix.