Motorway service area provider Moto has closed 70% of its M&S stores within its network due to the lack of demand caused by people taking fewer journeys as the COVID-19 lockdown continues. Ken McMeikan, chief executive of Moto, explained that traffic during the week is down by two-thirds compared to last year, and by as much as 85% at the weekends. The decision had been difficult, he said, as Moto had worked hard to try and keep the M&S stores […]
Marks & Spencer says “good progress” is being made in the overhaul of its supply chain, IT systems and warehousing. In its final year results announced today (22 May), the retail giant says the first phase of its warehouse consolidation programme is now well underway. Following the opening of a new one million ft² warehouse in Bradford, construction has now commenced on a second new warehouse in the East Midlands, which will be a dedicated e-commerce facility combined with an […]
The Logistics Skills Network (LSN) has slammed the DVSA’s decision to suspend HGV driver testing and training during the government’s latest four-week lockdown in England, which began last week.
Burger King restaurants across the country’s motorway network are reopening for takeaway service – but only for HGV drivers initially.