Waitrose plans to transfer operations covered by a Kuehne + Nagel operated regional DC to its first national distribution centre (NDC). The supermarket’s own-account operation hopes to move into a new DC in Milton Keynes next year, transferring operations currently covered at the nearby Kuehne + Nagel-run Celestia depot. All K+N staff are expected to transfer to the new Waitrose site, which will be located at the Magna Park industrial park and is expected to open in summer 2015. A […]
A West Yorkshire haulier has introduced new livery on its trailers to promote the government’s ‘stay at home’ message.
No-deal Brexit could make cost of transporting goods unaffordable, Logistics UK boss warns operators
Logistics UK has claimed a no-deal Brexit could have a significant effect on the price of imported goods and make the cost of transporting them unaffordable to UK operators.
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 […]