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 […]
The boss of one of the largest own-account fleets in the country, Morrisons, has launched a robust defence of the longer semi-trailer trial claiming it has helped it deliver a 6.5% productivity saving since the trial began.
A sharp increase in demand for storage space has been highlighted by a new report on the UK ‘big box’ warehousing market.