Waitrose has begun a year-long trial of temperature-controlled click and collect lockers at various locations across the UK. The first two locations at Chorleywood and Ickenham TfL London Underground stations are now operating, and Waitrose intends to open eight more sets of lockers at other TfL stations and Gatwick airport in the coming months. The 12 month trial will allow consumers to collect their online grocery orders from ambient, frozen or chilled lockers at a convenient location. Orders will either […]
Waitrose is to close its Acton, west London online fulfilment DC this year, replacing it with a similar operation in south London.
Hermes takes on space at Panattoni Park in Nottingham as online shopping boom continues to drive growth
Hermes has leased a commercial unit at Panattoni Park in Nottingham in response to the ongoing internet shopping boom.
The explosive growth in e-commerce in recent years has left the road transport industry struggling to provide enough capacity. MT looks at the implications of this change. Today (3 December) is Cyber Monday, where consumers in the full swing of crazed Christmas-gift buying are expected to set a record and make 115 million visits to online retail sites. If Experian’s prediction is realised, it will represent a leap of 36% on the same day last year. For December as a […]