International online purchases from UK consumers are estimated to fall by almost a quarter over the next 12 months, according to a survey by Whistl. However, the delivery management firm said that despite the 24% reduction in purchases, the UK was one of the least likely countries surveyed to allow the coronavirus to impact its views on buying from abroad. Its data showed that the US (29%) and Australia (25%) are most likely to buy less online from other countries. […]
Marks & Spencer now believes three rather than four DCs will serve its future needs, as it continues the transformation of its supply chain to match consumers’ changing shopping patterns.
The FTA is partnering with freight exchange platform Haulage Exchange to help operators whose supply chains have been hit by the COVID-19 pandemic find additional workloads or carrier partners.
Linde Material Handling UK has pulled out all the stops to kit out Europa Worldwide’s new £60m Corby warehouse in the midst of the Covid-19 pandemic and ensure new government guidelines are met to protect workers from the virus.