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. […]
Mergers and acquisitions (M&A) activity in the transport sector throughout the world is predicted to rise for the fourth consecutive year, according to a report from KPMG.
XPO Logistics has extended its contract with the Co-op, which will see it continue to deliver to stores across the south of England and Wales.
DHL Express has opened a new service centre in Maidstone, Kent, to manage a 40% increase in export business in the area. The new 24,000ft² centre is predicted to handle 750,000 shipments annually, and will offer international (express parcel) services to and from the UK, including a drop off and collection facility. Phil Couchman, CEO of DHL Express UK and Ireland, says: “This strategic investment in the Maidstone area is reflective of the strength of our growing logistics network in […]