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. In its full-year results for the year ended 31 March, distribution woes and supply chain restructuring played their part in the retailer’s 62.1% pre-tax profit slump from £176.4m in 2017 to £66.8m. In its results, the retailer said its supply chains in both Food and […]
Arrow XL has announced two senior appointments as part of its strategic growth plans.
DHL has won a £100m contract with electrical goods manufacturer Panasonic that will see it manage its warehousing and transportation. The contract will see DHL carry out order fulfillment of electronic goods, manage a shared warehouse operation, and look to enhance Panasonic’s domestic transport operation. DHL Supply Chain MD of specialist services for the UK and Ireland, Paul Richardson, said: “This is a significant solution that has been constructed in a very short timescale. Throughout, we have taken a truly […]
In November, DHL Supply Chain revealed it had beaten off rival bids to renew a six-year fuel distribution contract with the UK’s fourth largest supermarket, Morrisons – a deal that extends their overall working relationship to 12 years.