Fashion retailer Primark has added 10 new Iveco Stralis NP 460 trucks to its fleet. Supplied by Guest Truck and Van, they will be operated on Primark’s behalf by DHL. The trucks will haul a fleet of new longer semi-trailers (LSTs) which were delivered in August last year, as part of Primark’s wider programme to reduce fleet emissions. The new Iveco Stralis NP 460 (AS440S46T/P LNG) 4×2 tractor units will work around the clock to help stores and delivery hubs […]
DHL Supply Chain has won a five year extension to its logistics management contract with apparel and home fashions retailer TJX Europe, which is known for its TK Maxx brand in the UK.
Kitchenware retailer Lakeland is to spend £10m expanding its DC in Cumbria by 50% to provide additional capacity to match expected sales growth in the UK and abroad. The company celebrated record sales in 2012 and is looking to add to its 60-strong high street presence in the UK in the coming years, as well as opening shops abroad. With e-commerce sales averaging double digit growth year-on-year at present, it has decided to sign off on a project to expand […]
London retailers appear to have crewed-up to ensure delivery continuity during the Olympic and Paralympic period. Most of the major retailers and brewery groups are running night-time deliveries too during London 2012 in a bid to mitigate Olympic Route Network (ORN) restrictions. Pallet networks, including Pallet-Track and Palletline, have made sure their haulier members have contingency plans in place too, with additional vehicles and manpower in place to address any pinch points. TRG Logistics, which supplies agency drivers, provides a […]