Barbeque manufacturer Weber Stephen has awarded a national distribution contract to Yusen Logistics. Yusen will run the contract out of its 319,000ft² site in Wellingborough, Northamptonshire, and will deliver products to retailers including John Lewis, DIY retailers, specialist outlets and independent garden centres. The US-based firm, which manufactures barbeques, charcoal and barbeque parts, chose Yusen as it was able to reduce delivery times for Weber in some regions, as well as improve operations. It said it also chose it on […]
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 three-year extension to its transport management contract with WHSmith.
Clipper Logistics Group saw turnover in all of its divisions soar in the year before its IPO as a result of e-commerce business win, as well as organic growth from existing contracts.