Saturday 25th May 2019 - Logistics Manager Magazine

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Amazon introduces click and collect option

Amazon has launched Counter in the UK and Italy that allows customers to collect their Amazon parcels in-store at a partner location such as retail outlets and convenience stores.

Green light for 661,000 sq ft Co-op RDC

National logistics specialist, db symmetry, has been granted planning consent for a new 661,000 sq ft regional distribution centre, to be developed for the Co-op at Symmetry Park, Biggleswade.

HGV market up 20pc in first quarter

The heavy truck market was up 21.2 per cent in the first quarter of 2019 driven by strong demand for three-axle artics, according to the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders.

Michelin acquires Masternaut

Michelin is to acquire Masternaut – its third acquisition in the fleet telematics industry, following Nextraq in North America and Sascar in South America. The acquisition give Michelin access to Europe’s telematics market.

Retailers get tough on serial returners

One in five retailers has toughened up their returns policy in the last year in an effort to curb the number of customers over-ordering items knowing they will return the majority of them, research by Barclaycard has revealed.