Wednesday 18th Jan 2017 - Logistics Manager

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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.

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.


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.


Dreams chooses Paragon delivery system

Bed retailer Dreams has chosen Paragon’s fleXipod electronic proof of delivery system. It will use the system for its two-man delivery teams, which handle over 12,000 orders every week.

Tesco reduces manual handling incidents by 60pc

Tesco plans to close two distribution centres

Tesco has set out plans to close two distribution centres as part of a transformation programme which also involves taking all warehouse operations currently carried out by DHL and Wincanton in house.