XPO Logistics has extended its partnership with Glen Dimplex Consumer Appliances (GDCA) which supplies Morphy Richards, Roberts Radio, Stoves, Belling, Lec and Britannia Living products. The new contract sees XPO add warehousing and distribution support for GDCA to its existing transport deal. XPO’s contract to provide transport services to GDCA was originally signed in 2001. The new deal sees XPO become the preferred UK distribution partner and logistics sustainability adviser to GDCA with a brief to provide expertise in technology, […]
Ceva Logistics has won 10-year contracts with four major retailers with a combined value of $400m (£260.2m).
Online grocery retailer Ocado has said its second customer fulfilment centre in Dordon, Warwickshire, will commence operations in February next year. Equipment installation at the warehouse is almost complete and testing has been underway since May, the firm confirmed. The project “remains in line with budget”, it said. The retailer, which also announced it had secured an 18-month extension on £100m of loans from its lenders to July 2015, said it had achieved an 11% rise in gross sales year-on-year […]
Global Freight Solutions (GFS) has called on online retailers to increase the number of delivery options they offer consumers and consider using more third party carriers, as demand from internet shoppers and pressure on carrier capacity continues to grow.