DHL Supply Chain has trumped its rivals in a competitive tender bid to run a brand-new Marks & Spencer South-East distribution centre. The retail giant revealed plans to open its new 495,000ft2 DC, based at Welham Green, Herts, as part of its five-year transformation plan announced last November. M&S has said it wants to shift towards a single-tier Clothing and Home distribution network to enable it to move products from suppliers to stores more quickly, and at a lower cost. […]
Marks & Spencer has called time on its Neasden, north London DC. However, the high street retailer has said it will open a 495,000ft² clothing and home DC in Welham Green, Hertfordshire, early next year.
XPO Logistics has extended its contract with Izco Food Group subsidiary Daloon Foods.
Marks & Spencer shaved 8.3% off its distribution costs last year.