KFC was forced to temporarily close hundreds of restaurants across the UK last weekend when “teething problems” with its new partnership with DHL Supply chain saw it run out of chicken. The chain handed its logistics operation to DHL last year, when it said it was “rethinking” its processes and “placing distribution and logistics at the heart of our new supply chain strategy”. The operator delivers food and packaging products to KFC’s 850 stores, and also manages its warehousing. It […]
Marks & Spencer was stung with a £13.1m net charge last year in its UK logistics operation as it pushed ahead with the restructure of its Clothing & Home distribution network to a single-tier format.
As the UK inflation rate rose through the year to reach 3.1% in November, the highest in nearly six years, 2017 saw industrial unrest gather momentum in the logistics sector, as drivers demanded increased pay or bridled against company measures to cut costs.
DHL Supply Chain is to manage wholesale logistics operations for Morrisons after winning a new contract with the supermarket.