Saturday 14th Dec 2019 - Logistics Manager Magazine

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Ocado flotation will fund new Midlands distribution centre

Ocado, the online service that delivers Waitrose groceries, is to float on the London Stock Exchange with the aim of raising some £200m of new capital – much of which is expected be used to build a new distribution centre in the Midlands.

Ocado on the look out for a new RDC

Internet grocery company Ocado has short listed five sites for its new 400,000 sq ft bespoke RDC including IM Properties Birch Coppice in the West Midlands.

Deliveries of delight

Online shopping is growing - but when will home delivery services bring customer satisfaction?

Ten ways to delight the customer

Some of the cleverest technology in the supply chain is going into multi-channel retailing. But at the end of the process someone has to deliver the goods to the customer’s home. And that last few feet is where the biggest problems lie.

Knights joins Knapp

Steve Knights has joined Knapp UK as business development manager for integrated projects based the Long Crendon in Buckinghamshire.

Coping with the crunch

The posters in the high street say it all: "half-price sale", "up to 70 per cent off", "extra discount today". As the "credit crunch" continues to bite, discretionary spending plummets and sales at discounters soar. How is the current downturn hitting ret

Instant Gratification

As online retail sales gain significance hitherto unheard of, reaching 5.2 per cent of all retail sales in 2007, e-fulfilment is no longer an issue that can be ignored. For many high street brands online sales are now critical to overall profitability. Ju

Grocers unwrapped

Excess packaging and carbon footprints are intertwined in the public’s perception of green issues and supermarket shopping. But cutting back in packaging is far from simiple.