Next has introduced Paragon Software Systems’ HDX routeing software across its two-man delivery operation. The system will allow Next to offer tighter delivery windows, customer notifications, consignment tracking and proof of delivery on its two-man delivery operation. Next director of logistics Simon Kelly said: “Following a competitive tender process we decided Paragon HDX was the solution that would best meet our objectives, and allow us to offer our customers the most flexible delivery choices in the most cost effective manner.” […]
Clipper Logistics has announced the refurbishment of its 225,000ft² warehouse in Didcot to service Asda’s multichannel general merchandise operation.
Lubricants blender Exol Lubricants has increased its delivery fleet to 18 vehicles, following the addition of a new Euro-5 Scania unit.
Even before coronavirus, bricks and mortar retailers were facing an existential crisis. Soaring business rates, rent reviews, and minimum wages were already putting pressure on the size and scale of physical shops.