Marks & Spencer (M&S) has reversed its plan to develop its third DC at DP World London Gateway, as it looks to find a more cost-efficient way of delivering its upgraded distribution network instead. The retailer said last year that it would develop a 900,000ft² site at the container port for its general merchandise business, which includes clothing and homeware. But in its annual results earlier this week, M&S said it was no longer going to proceed with the development […]
Gist and long-term customer Marks & Spencer have signed a 12 year extension to their warehousing and distribution partnership, with the first year of the contract estimated to be worth circa £300m.
Norbert Dentressangle (ND) has picked up a new European warehousing and distribution deal with cable company Liberty Global. ND will establish Liberty’s European DC in Venray, the Netherlands, along with a number of regional DCs, the first of which opened last month in Switzerland. The agreement builds on an existing partnership ND has with UPC, Liberty’s European division, in the Netherlands. Liberty works in the cable TV, broadband internet and telephony services sectors throughout Europe and South America. Its brands […]
The Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport (CILT) is calling for transport operators with spare capacity to get in touch so they can be matched with suppliers to ensure the security of the supply chain during the COVID-19 outbreak.