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Volkswagen to develop €150m Slovakian logistics centre

Volkswagen Slovakia is to develop a new logistics centre worth €150million in Slovakian capital Bratislava. New technologies, like automatic collators with a capacity of 200,000 files for assembly parts, will be implemented at the site.

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Kivnon and ABB partner on collaborative Robot

Kivnon, the Auto Guided Vehicles company (AGV), and robotics company ABB have partnered up to develop a new collaborative robot AGV for the logistics and distribution industry.

Companies must eradicate all traces of forced labour – CIPS

Companies must step up their game to eradicate all traces of forced labour, David Noble, group CEO of the Chartered Institute of Procurement & Supply, said in response to claims by the BBC’s “Panorama” programme that child refugees in Turkey are making clothes for UK shops.

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Miss Pap offers free delivery with InPost

Online fashion retailer Miss Pap is to offer free delivery and free returns to an InPost locker, enabling its customers to collect or return their purchases 24/7.

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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.


Stop thinking so rationally, says IGD chief

Institute of Grocery distribution (IGD) chief executive, Joanne Denney-Finch, has said the UK food and grocery businesses must “stop thinking so rationally”. This comes after the release of IGD research which found that the industry must engage with customers on a “much more emotional level”.

Grocery replenishment driven by ‘gut feel’

Almost half of UK grocery retail directors say replenishment is still driven by gut feel, according to research by Blue Yonder, which supplies predictive applications of retail.


Belcorp chooses Kuehne + Nagel

Belcorp, the global manufacturer of beauty and cosmetic products, has chosen Kuehne + Nagel to manage its intercontinental cargo flows and end-to-end shipment order management. The contract is based in Bogotá, Colombia.