Back in February, before the UK’s nationwide Covid-19 lockdown, internet sales as a percentage of total retail sales stood at just 18% and few people understood (or cared) how the goods they ordered online, or picked from the supermarket shelf, actually arrived at their final destination. On 16 March, when the lockdown commenced, all that changed. As bricks and mortar stores closed their doors, and everyday items such as pasta and toilet roll were cleared from supermarket shelves at an […]
A 20% increase in storage demand has prompted Meachers Global Logistics to lease a new warehouse in Southampton.
Wincanton has extended its contract with Asda to manage its transport and warehouse operations for a further two years.
Retailer Marks & Spencer has confirmed that its new DC in Castle Donington in the East Midlands will open this spring. The 900,000ft² site, which M&S will run itself, will create around 1,000 new jobs over time, said a company spokesman.