DHL Supply Chain has taken over operations at Marks & Spencer’s Swindon DC, which was formerly managed by Wincanton. A DHL spokeswoman said it took over operations at the site on 4 January. The contract involves the management of the Swindon site as well as the storage and distribution of general merchandise to M&S stores. A spokesman for Wincanton confirmed it had formerly managed the Swindon site, but declined to comment further. “We regularly review our suppliers to ensure we’re […]
Southampton City Council is inviting local operators to run a sustainable distribution centre (SDC) and warehouse that will consolidate local deliveries. The aim is to cut lorry movements and congestion while boosting efficiencies.
By the time the Beast from the East had done its damage and spring was finally making itself known, official figures showed that there had been 574 insolvencies in UK logistics during the first three months of 2018.
This year has seen many companies in the parcels sector thrive as carriers move record volumes and consumers continue to do more of their shopping online. But while this has encouraged some parcel carriers to invest heavily in their networks and offer more services to their customers, 2013 has also bought with it more challenges for many operators who have struggled to keep apace with the rapidly changing industry. Motortransport.co.uk has compiled a list of the biggest stories in that […]