Clipper has signed a lease on a new DC to handle its new contract with Zara parent company Inditex. The 343,000 square foot building, rented from Prologis in Prologis Grange Park, Northampton, will be the base for Clipper’s contract with Zara to handle e-fulfilment of the retailer’s online sales. The new DC should be fully operational by autumn 2015, and will create around 1,000 jobs in the Northampton area. Prologis UK MD Andrew Griffiths said: “We decided to build speculatively […]
News UK and Telegraph Media Group (TMG) have signed a joint distribution deal with Ceva Logistics.
DHL Supply Chain has strengthened its 25 year relationship with Mothercare by winning an extension to its contract.
Glasgow haulier John G Russell (Transport) has warned the distribution sector of a “difficult” 12 months ahead as costs keep rising while rates and profit margins continue to stagnate. Alan Poulton, chief executive, logistics at the group, told MT the firm was finding it increasingly difficult to squeeze further efficiencies out of its operation and said that, in terms of rates: “We are not getting, and have not got for some time now, an increase that reflects the quality and […]