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26pc of refunded goods unfit for resale

26 per cent of refunded retail goods are unfit for resale, new research from Barclaycard has found. According to the credit card company, 57 per cent of merchants give refunds ‘regardless of product condition’ to keep good customer relationships.

FTA hopes to retain TfL recognition

The FTA is amending its Truck Excellence Plus Scheme with the hope of retaining its TfL recognition as an equivalent to the new FORS standard.

CMA clears the way for DX Scottish deal

The Competition and Markets Authority has cleared the way for the acquisition by DX of the trade and assets of The Legal Post (Scotland) Limited and First Post Limited.


Travis Perkins sets out depot closure plan

Travis Perkins the Builders’ merchant group, is closing ten of its smaller distribution and fabrication centres as part of a plan to optimise its network in the face of uncertain future demand.

Logistics needs incentives to lower emissions

At a recent Alliance for European Logistics (AEL) summit, logistics professionals called for the industry and governments to incentivise innovation to lower carbon emissions.

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Hermes appoints new fulfilment executive

Hermes has appointed Dr Georg Rau as its new fulfilment executive board chairman – his role will begin on 1 January 2017. Rau succeeds Dieter Urbanke, who has held the role for ten years.

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CMS wins contract with Time Inc

Mailroom outsourcing and timed delivery business CMS has won a contract with Time Inc to manage four onsite mailrooms, from Hampshire to London including: staffing, inbound and outbound mail, and courier services.