Online retailer Shop Direct – owner of the Very and Littlewoods brands – is to open a 500,000 ft2 automated fulfilment centre near Castle Donington in Leicestershire. The new facility will replace three operations in Greater Manchester and will allow Shop Direct to increase its cut-off time for next-day delivery from 7pm to midnight and to explore the potential of same-day delivery in the future. Shop Direct says that this will be made possible due to the location of the […]
The GMB union has held a protest outside a Marks and Spencer retail store over the rates of pay awarded to agency staff at the retailer’s Swindon DC, which was operated until January by Wincanton and is now run by DHL Supply Chain.
Bibby Distribution has won a warehousing and distribution contract with coffee company Lavazza.
The UKWA has said the decision to leave the EU will have “serious global implications” that will bring “new challenges” to the British transport and warehousing industries.