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 […]
Solar panels that cut fuel consumption by 5% could become a regular feature on UK trucks after Deutsche Post DHL Group started the roll-out of the technology.
XPO Logistics has added a further 100 trucks and 78 trailers to its fleet – bringing its total vehicle parc in the UK primarily dedicated to specific customer contracts to 1,747 vehicles and 3,144 trailers.
This year has seen many companies in the parcels sector thrive as carriers move record volumes and consumers continue to do more of their shopping online. But while this has encouraged some parcel carriers to invest heavily in their networks and offer more services to their customers, 2013 has also bought with it more challenges for many operators who have struggled to keep apace with the rapidly changing industry. Motortransport.co.uk has compiled a list of the biggest stories in that […]