Marks and Spencer is to close two major distribution centres in Derbyshire and Sheffield, putting 662 jobs at risk. The hub in Long Eaton, Derbyshire is run by DHL while the DC in Thorncliffe, Sheffield is operated by XPO. The struggling retailer attributed the closures which are planned for 2021, to efforts to cut costs and improve stock availability. The DC closures follow M&S depot closures at Hardwick, near Warrington and Neasden in west London in 2018 and will leave […]
The pay logistics firms award agency staff has been brought into sharp focus after the GMB launched a legal claim against four companies involved in the operation of Marks & Spencer’s DC in South Marston, Swindon.
Kuehne+Nagel’s decision to sell a major part of its UK business last year resulted in a 9.3% fall in turnover in its international contract logistics division in the first quarter of 2021, the group reported this week.
Clipper Logistics has more than doubled its pre-tax profit in the first half of the financial year, as it felt the benefit of a multitude of contract wins.