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 […]
High street retailer Next has extended its contract with Hermes extending their relationship to over 30 years.
Bibby Line Group has agreed the sale of Costcutter Supermarkets Group (CSG) to Bestway Wholesale – the UK’s largest independent wholesaler.
TfL has revealed that consultancy group Aecom is to run Fors on a five-year concession-style contract that will see the best practice scheme taken national.