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 […]
UK Mail’s continued investment in its infrastructure, including the move from its Birmingham HQ to a new fully automated Ryton hub, resulted in a dip in pre-tax profit in the year ended 31 March 2015.
DHL Supply Chain has won a three year contract to manage Volkswagen Group’s press fleet operations.
Last week the MT Tracker took a break as it was judging the MT Awards – but what a difference a week makes. Rentokil finally sold City Link, to investment house Better Capital. This does make a big difference to the MT Tracker as Rentokil’s size, in comparison to every other listed transport firm, was distorting the results of the Tracker. Excluding Rentokil gives us a much truer picture of investor sentiment in the sector.