Tuesday 21st May 2019 - Logistics Manager Magazine

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Free delivery set to increase

Free delivery is predicted to increase as retailers compete for online sales – while spending on logistics will increase by a third over the next five years, according to a survey of retailers by law firm TLT.

Sustainability is key for customer retention, says Doddle

43 per cent of UK shoppers say they are now more likely to shop with a rival retailer if they offer a greater range of sustainable delivery options but only 6 per cent always collect their shopping instead of having it delivered, research conducted by YouGov on behalf of Doddle has found.

AO.com picks BluJay for drop shipping

Online retailer AO.com has selected BluJay Solutions’ DropShip solution to enable direct shipping of its fast-moving consumer products.

Double deckers for Pets at Home

Pets at Home has ordered 11 stepframe double deck curtainsiders from Cartwright which feature Cheetah aerodynamic profile, a Moffett at the rear of the trailer and buckleless curtains.

Transformation projects squeeze profits at ASOS

ASOS saw its profits squeezed in the first half by increased costs due to investment in logistics and IT combined with a fall in gross margins despite a strong increase in sales.

Tesco saves £112m on logistics

Tesco has made savings of £112 million in logistics and distribution since the first half of 2016-17, it has revealed in its results for the year to 23rd February.

Decathlon renews GEFCO contract

Sport equipment and sportswear company Decathlon has extended its contact with GEFCO until 2020, marking the third year of partnership between the two organisations.