Friday 19th Oct 2018 - Logistics Manager Magazine

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Shop Direct to close Littlewoods Clearance business

Shop Direct has set out plans to close its standalone clearance operation, Littlewoods Clearance, which comprises a Bolton-based fulfilment centre, seven UK stores branded ‘The Outlet’, web sites including ‘Bargain Crazy’, and head office team.

Aldi signs 5-year contract with Dachser

Food retailer Aldi has signed a five-year contract with Dachser that will see the 3PL provide a warehouse platform as well as UK & Ireland distribution services for a wide range of Aldi’s products.

Amazon to raise minimum wages

Amazon is to raise the minimum wage it pays all its employees, including full-time, part-time, temporary and seasonal, to £10.50 for the London area and £9.50 for the rest of the UK.

ReBOUND funding for expansion

Return management platform ReBOUND has received an investment from private equity group BGF to fund its growth.

Next to invest £200m to boost online sales capacity

Next is investing £200 million in upgrading its warehouses  over the next four years to increase online sales capacity by 75 per cent. This would allow it to increase online sales by around £1.5 billion a year.