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.
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.
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.
Argos is to move the bulk of its distribution operations in Magna Park, Lutterworth to Kettering at the end of the year.
Retailers lost 19 per cent of their 2016 Christmas customers to rivals due to stock availability issues and unsuitable delivery times, according to a new JDA/Centiro report.