Thursday 29th Jun 2017 - Logistics Manager

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EU van plans spark industry fears

EU plans to increase regulation for the van sector have set alarm bells ringing at the Freight Transport Association, which says they could divert the Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency from policing dangerous, badly maintained or overloaded vehicles.

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Eddie Stobart flotation to fund e-commerce growth

Eddie Stobart is to float on the AIM market in a move that is expected to raise £130 million for the company. The company intends to use some of the money to complete a bolt-on acquisition to complement its activities in the e-commerce sector.

Big plans for Argos

Argos used Paragon to plan more than one million Fast Track deliveries over the Christmas trading period, the company as said.

Lidl plans huge e-fulfilment warehouse

Lidl E-Commerce has signed a pre-let on a 58,000 sqm facility at Delin Capital Asset Management’s Roosendaal development in the Netherlands.

Ocado trials robot for food picking

Ocado has been testing the feasibility of using robotic hands for the picking and packing of shopping orders at its warehouses.

John Lewis shortens returns policy

John Lewis is shortening its returns policy from 90 days to 35 days. The retailer highlighted rapidly changing product ranges as one reason behind the change.

Strategies for a shifting retail landscape

Extensive choice is part of the new shopping experience. But how well is warehouse automation adapting to the growing presence of omni-channel? Alexandra Leonards explores…