John Lewis has announced it plans to introduce a £2 surcharge on click and collect deliveries under the value of £30, having said it can’t afford to continue to offer the service for free. The scheme, launched in 2008, sees six million orders collected from stores every year, compared to 350,000 a year when the scheme began. The new charges are being introduced to help meet the cost of transporting smaller, individual items, which the retailer said are becoming overwhelming. […]
Justin Laney (pictured), general manager of central transport for John Lewis, believes the Siemens eHighway system is the most viable long-term solution for delivering electric power to HGVs.
Fashion and lifestyle supply chain and logistics firm Bleckmann is expanding its UK operations with the opening of a major new distribution centre in Lutterworth.