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IntraLogisteX boost for Nike distributor

BD International, the exclusive distributor of Nike sportswear for six African countries used IntraLogisteX to find the right suppliers to boost its warehouse performance.

Geodis Extends its In-Night Delivery Service to South of England - The Bluewater Shopping Centre

Geodis expands UK in-night deliveries

Geodis UK has expanded its in-night delivery service to another 33 city centre stores in the South of England. The logistics company started in-night deliveries earlier this year for a large fashion retailer in Stirling, Glasgow, Edinburgh, Dundee and Aberdeen.

Report finds ‘looming’ urban food logistics crisis

A new report about future challenges to London’s food and drink logistics industry has said there is an “urban logistics crisis looming.” The research, ‘Feeding London: 2030’, identifies a growing population and changing demographic as significant influencers.

The Range

The Range pushes ahead with £100m Bristol hub

The Range’s development of a 1.2million sq ft, £100 million Bristol distribution hub is well underway, according to the retail chain. The facility, which will be run by DHL, is expected to complete by May 2017.


Merry Christmas for retailers

Christmas 2016 was a merry one for most of the major retailers with rising like-for-like sales and few reports of supply chain problems. Once again, online sales growth outstripped high street performance.


Ford implements cloud-based WMS across Europe

Ford is implementing Infor SCE, the cloud-based warehouse management system, in seven European countries to automate the process of transferring goods at its ten cross-docking centres.


Christmas boost for grocery retailers

The UK grocery market grew by 1.8 per cent in the 12 weeks to 1st January driven by improved performances by major players including Tesco and Morrisons as well as further growth from the discounters, according to Kantar Worldpanel.