The owners of Magna Park DC in Lutterworth are to extend the facility by six million ft² to the north, aiming to create more than 7,000 new jobs and a specialist technical college at the site when completed. Already one of Europe’s largest dedicated logistics and distibution parks, the finished site will span more than 14 million ft² and employ around 16,000 people. MotorTransport.co.uk revealed last week that retail giant John Lewis has already signed up for a third […]
Clipper Logistics has won an e-fulfilment contract with women’s exercise clothing company Vevie, following the launch of its online sales site vevie.com. The deal will see the logistics giant handling all inbound freight from vendors and suppliers, order fulfilment and home deliveries for Vevie’s customers across the UK and globally using a network of courier partners. Clipper will also carry out quality control of products and handle all returns at its Milton Keynes DC. The contract was awarded following a […]
The Co-operative Group has appointed Adrian Buxton as general manager at its new £20m food distribution depot in Avonmouth, which is due to open later this year. Buxton, who previously managed the group’s 320,000ft² composite DC in Thurrock, Essex, will head up the new RDC, near Bristol, which will employ up to 900 staff. He joined The Co-operative in an administrative role in 1979, before working his way up to managing food stores and moving across to logistics. Prior to […]
Clipper Logistics and the John Lewis Partnership have formed a joint venture company to formalise their Click and Collect partnership.