William Walker, founder of Walker Logistics, argues that supermarkets collecting their own goods is not necessarily the most efficient use of resources. By using their own returning vehicles to collect products bound for their warehouses from their suppliers, are retailers really improving supply chain efficiency? There is a trend for retailers to collect orders bound for their warehouses from suppliers, or their 3PL partners, using their own vehicles. As a result, rather than picking and packing pallet loads of a […]
Retailer Asda has taken delivery of the last of 187 new trucks from Scania, comprising 120 for its retail distribution fleet, 55 for its primary distribution network and 12 for its petroleum distribution fleet.
Soaring online sales and driver shortages could see repeat of 2014 Black Friday chaos this Christmas, warns ParcelHero
Record online spending combined with a driver shortage exacerbated by Brexit could create the ‘Mount Everest of Christmas peaks’ this year, delivery specialist ParcelHero is warning.
DHL Supply Chain is in talks with long-term customer Debenhams after the retailer proposed a company voluntary arrangement (CVA).