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 […]
Logistics firms have won millions of pounds in new and extended contracts this year from retailers and manufacturers based in the UK and beyond. Here is Motortransport.co.uk’s top 10 contract wins of 2012. Ceva Logistics wins five year Silentnight home delivery contract In June, Ceva revealed that it had won a five-year contract delivering beds for Silentnight Group, taking over from three separate logistics companies. It will make over 70,000 deliveries a year from Silentnight’s manufacturing plants in Cumbria and […]
Marks & Spencer’s logistics division is set to be restructured in a move that will see “a handful” of its 175 London-based logistics staff made redundant.
DHL Supply Chain has partnered with Coventry University to host a series of webinars sharing insight and best practice as businesses restart operations.