Saturday 21st Apr 2018 - Logistics Manager

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Sainsbury’s trials electric bike deliveries

Sainsbury’s is trialling the UK’s first grocery delivery service by electric cargo bike. The fleet of five zero emission bikes will be trialled across South London – delivering up to 100 orders a day to local customers who have shopped online.

Marks & Spencer to close Hardwick DC

Marks & Spencer is to close its Hardwick distribution centre near Warrington. In addition, DHL has been appointed to run the new M&S South East distribution centre at Welham Green, Hertfordshire.

Doddle launches returns chatbot

Doddle, has launched a Facebook chatbot using artificial intelligence (AI) to ask customers for one or more pieces of data related to their return (a 30 second interaction) that also reduces the time a customer needs to spend in-store handing over the parcel to seconds.

Online deliveries up 7pc

Online retail delivery order volumes were up seven per cent year-on-year in February, according to the IMRG MetaPack UK Delivery Index.

Holland & Barrett partners with CollectPlus

Holland & Barrett has partnered with CollectPlus; the health food chain’s customers will be able to pick up and return their online products from any CollectPlus store.

WH Smith targets logistics productivity gains

WH Smith is looking for productivity gains at its distribution centres to help it make £12 million savings in its high street business this year, the company said in its half year results.