Clipper Logistics is to provide John Lewis with a variety of “retail support services” from a new DC in Milton Keynes. Under a proposed 10-year agreement, Clipper will work with John Lewis from a new 300,000ft² centre in the city, the exact location of which is yet to be decided. Work is expected to start on the DC from mid-2016. Last week it was announced that Clipper had extended its contract with retailer Harvey Nichols for a further ten years, […]
Norbert Dentressangle’s five-year, £100m contract with Comet is in the hands of administrator Deloitte following the biggest high street collapse since Woolworths in 2008. Wincanton, Comet’s previous logistics partner, walked away from a warehousing and distribution deal with Comet on 30 April after it was unable to agree terms with OpCapita, the equity company that bought the chain at the start of 2012 from Kesa Electricals. A spokeswoman for ND said: “We continue to operate our contracts with Comet Group, […]
Waitrose plans to transfer operations covered by a Kuehne + Nagel operated regional DC to its first national distribution centre (NDC).
Clipper Logistics saw its pre-tax profit and turnover continue to climb in its second year as a listed company as it began a series of new contracts.