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 […]
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XPO Logistics has hit upon a bright idea and invested in “intelligent” LED lighting systems across five million square metres of site surface space.
The GMB union has held a protest outside a Marks and Spencer retail store over the rates of pay awarded to agency staff at the retailer’s Swindon DC, which was operated until January by Wincanton and is now run by DHL Supply Chain.