John Lewis has begun a trial investigating the pros and cons of bringing its parcel deliveries in-house. However, the retailer confirmed that it will continue to use third party carriers for its parcel deliveries for the time being, despite trialling its own deliveries. Although it is currently making small parcel deliveries using its fleet in an undisclosed area in south west London, it has no plans to take its entire parcel delivery requirements in-house at this time. “Our parcel deliveries […]
Clipper Logistics has signed a ten year deal with The John Lewis Partnership to provide retail support services from Clipper’s new DC in Northampton.
Clipper Logistics has won a new contract with Swedish children’s clothes retailer Polarn O. Pyret. It sees Clipper provide logistics from its Ollerton facility, as well as a warehousing arrangement that will allow expansion of Polarn’s current product range and offer store replenishment it its second phase, reducing the lead time of stock from Sweden. Leeds-based Clipper will handle around 5,500 SKUs, which will fulfill clothing orders in the UK and Ireland. The company says it was awarded the contract […]
Waitrose plans to transfer operations covered by a Kuehne + Nagel operated regional DC to its first national distribution centre (NDC).