DHL Supply Chain remains a key partner of Marks & Spencer (M&S) as the high street retailer’s transition towards a single-tier distribution network gathers pace. With the planned closures of 110 stores announced last month, comprising 85 full stores and 35 Simply Food branches, M&S CEO Steve Rowe said the retailer was now deep into the first phase of its transformation programme. “While there are green shoots, we have not been consistent in our delivery in a number of areas […]
Supermarket chain Morrisons has opened the UK’s 350th authorised testing facility (ATF) at its regional DC in Bridgwater, Somerset.
The MT team is back in the podcast studio after a summer break, and if you’re ready for a hit of the latest news being dissected and discussed, the latest Motor Transport Podcast will not disappoint.
With the news that the UK is to get its first platooning trial underway next year with DAF supplying the vehicles, MT took a closer looks at the feasibility study published alongside the funding announcement itself to understand how the technology might work. Produced via a partnership between the Transport Research Laboratory, Ricardo and Transport and Travel Research, the 100 page-plus document lays out the groundwork that will inform the £8.1m trial and lists some of the challenges ahead and […]