Wednesday 19th Feb 2020 - Logistics Manager Magazine

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Reliability proves a winner

DS Smith says ACR Logistics a new two-year contract will continue to manage its Livingston factory warehousing and distribution warehouse operations. The operation will be run from the Livingston 6,510sq m, adjacent to the production facility, and handles

Major new logistics network launches in Spain

Road hauliers in Spain and Portugal are being invited to join one of the first express distribution networks in the region for the delivery of small consignments of freight carried on pallets. The network id being launched by Palletways, which already has

Burnley takes over from Christensen

Roger Burnley, formerly supply chain director for discount clothing retailer Matalan, has replaced Lawrence Christensen as Sainsbury's new supply chain director.

Guide advises on vehicle spec

TransportEnergy BestPractice has a new guide for fleet managers on specifying the right vehicle to improve efficiency and reduce costs over the vehicle's lifetime.

Relays move into removals

To capitalise on the potential for increased furniture sales, the PDSA has taken its first Luton-bodied vehicle and placed an order for two more. The vehicles, Citroen Relays with bodies built by Aire Truck Bodies, are handling donor collections and deliv

Millions of pounds worth of clothes stuck in warehouses

As Logistics Manager went to press the crisis caused by the strict new clothing quotas imposed by the EC was worsening with about £550M worth of Chinese clothing stuck in warehouses and ports around the EU unable to be moved.

OFT accused of “ignoring” supplier financial stress

The Office of Fair Trading is ignoring the fact that food suppliers are going bust directly as a result of supermarket behaviour, according to Duncan Swift, head of Grant Thornton's Food & Agribusiness Recovery group.

Silence over suppliers

Debenhams has declined to comment on reports that it is forcing some suppliers to wait 120 days to be paid for goods. The Telegraph claimed that the retailer had introduced new payment terms for a small number of firms in a move that has angered su

Ikea delivers contract to Axida

Axida, a specialist in multi-channel fulfilment software, has won a major contract from Ikea for a software package designed to manage its home deliveries in the UK.