Asda has taken the “game-changing” step of offering its store click-and-collect service to other online retailers. The grocery retailer, part of US retail giant Walmart, has invested in IT and other systems to enable it to push all its george.com clothing click-and-collect store deliveries through its own distribution network. It is now looking to recoup some of this money by offering the service to third party retailers. Announcing the move at the IGD Supply Chain Summit in London last week, […]
A 15% surge in online retail returns is expected to be handled by parcel carriers today (6 December), following the high volumes processed on ‘Cyber Monday’. A peak in the number of items being returned is expected to be handled on ‘Boomerang Thursday’, CollectPlus research has revealed. The firm found that a quarter of online shoppers are happy to return items today as they are confident they will receive replacements before Christmas. Software firm MetaPack revealed that over 2 million […]
Pullman Fleet Services, Wincanton’s repair and maintenance division, has been appointed by Asda to manage 900 vehicles in the supermarket’s home delivery fleet.
CNG Fuels has started building Scotland’s first public access renewable biomethane HGV refuelling station, the company announced today (25 March).