Clipper Logistics has signed a ten year deal with The John Lewis Partnership to provide retail support services from Clipper’s new DC in Northampton. This latest contract comes just weeks after the Leeds-based company signed an extended store returns deal with M&S. Clipper clients include Harvey Nichols, ASOS, Asda, Supergroup, Morrisons, New Look, Tesco and Sainsbury’s. The new 500,000ft² DC, located at Grange Park in Northampton, was acquired by Clipper earlier this year specifically for John Lewis. The site will […]
DHL has won a £100m contract with electrical goods manufacturer Panasonic that will see it manage its warehousing and transportation. The contract will see DHL carry out order fulfillment of electronic goods, manage a shared warehouse operation, and look to enhance Panasonic’s domestic transport operation. DHL Supply Chain MD of specialist services for the UK and Ireland, Paul Richardson, said: “This is a significant solution that has been constructed in a very short timescale. Throughout, we have taken a truly […]
Wincanton has renewed its long-standing contract with Sainsbury’s, in a deal that will see the companies’ relationship reach the 25 year mark.
Bosses of Britain’s transport operators are optimistic about the prospects for their own companies over the coming year, despite being gloomy about the future of the economy. In the first Logistics Industry Confidence Index compiled by Analytiqa for Barclays Bank and professional services firm Grant Thornton, 88% of senior managers viewed current business conditions as either very or somewhat difficult. Over a quarter (26%) expected conditions to get worse in the next six months and almost half (24%) expect them […]