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. In its full year results released today, the retailer said that to fulfil its multi-channel ambitions, including meeting the demands of rapid e-commerce sales growth, it had reviewed its logistics road map started in 2009 again, and decided three DCs are now the magic number. A spokesman for the retailer […]
Deutsche Post DHL’s purchase of UK Mail has completed, meaning the postal operator is now fully owned by the German company.
City Link’s administrator has revised up the amount it believes non-preferential creditors are owed by the collapsed parcel carrier. However, it said it is still waiting to hear from creditors that are owed a total of £12.8m that have not submitted a claim.
Yodel has confirmed the schedule of its service centre closure programme, as it enters the final phase of the merger of the Home Delivery Network and DHL Domestic UK businesses. According to an internal letter seen by MT, the parcels giant has been transferring volumes across from Cardiff (the first site set to close) to Nantgarw since Friday 10 February, with Cardiff due to shutdown on Friday 17 February, a move which the company has confirmed. The rest of the […]