Clipper Logistics has signed a two-year deal with JD Sports to provide e-fulfilment services from its distribution centre in Sherburn, near Leeds after impressing the retailer with its e-commerce know-how. The contract, which is expected to begin this summer, sees Clipper Logistics provide an end-to-end service, including logistics support to trunk product to the site from JD Sports’ other warehouse locations. It is expected to be an initial minimum term of two years and has seen Clipper reserve a minimum […]
Operator Allport is marking its 50th anniversary this year by introducing a new corporate identity and livery to 380 vehicles across its fleet in the UK. Allport Cargo Services was adopted by subsidiaries and joint-venture partners in countries around the world last year, with the UK the final part of the operation to take up the new name. The redesign is part of a marketing push intended to strengthen its image within the retail market, where it works with the […]
Asda Logistics Services is to give vulnerable road user awareness training to its 2,400 in-house drivers as it looks to reduce the risks of driving in urban areas.
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 […]