The UK’s leading third-party logistics providers (3PLs) have refused to provide any details on the roles they play in the administration of penalties levied by retailers at DCs for non-compliant deliveries. The penalties – typically £500 or £1,000 per delivery but reportedly ranging up to £3,000 at some sites – are being imposed by an increasing number of retailers on suppliers whose deliveries are deemed to fall outside of fixed delivery windows or are uncompliant in other ways. Suppliers subsequently […]
Discount supermarket Aldi wants to develop a 490,000ft² regional DC in Cardiff in response to new operational requirements.
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.