All change in distribution as retail becomes e-tail

Birmingham, UK, 23rd April - We will be doing 60% of our shopping online by 2020, compared with 30% today. But visitors to the Multimodal exhibition at the Birmingham NEC heard in a highly informative seminar today that there is no single successful business model as traditional bricks-and-mortar retail evolves into e-tail. The Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport (CILT) helped set up the first day of seminars in association with the ... [+]

Dachser commits £23 million as Multimodal opens with a bang

Birmingham, UK, 23rd April - Dachser announced on the eve of Multimodal that it is to invest £23 million in a major new integrated logistics centre close to its existing operation in Northampton, UK. The company has purchased a 7 hectare freehold site on which it plans to build a 6,000 sq metre cross-dock facility and 11,000 sq metres of contract logistics warehousing, ... [+]

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