• Scent of success at Parfums Christian Dior

    Scent of success at Parfums Christian Dior

    At its international distribution centre, Parfums Christian Dior is operating an omnichannel logistics solution from KNAPP. Part of the LVMH Group – which owns a wealth of luxury brands including Moët & Chandon, Louis Vuitton and Bvlgari – Parfums Christian Dior serves customers around the world from its DC in Saint-Jean-de-Braye, near Orléans, some 100

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  • Retail expertise, resources and capacity on demand

    Retail expertise, resources and capacity on demand

    Clipper Logistics has been a leader in retail and high value logistics for more than two decades, operating at 47 sites across the UK and mainland Europe, with a peak workforce of over 10,000. Working with some of the biggest names in retail, including John Lewis, ASOS, Asda, Superdry, Morrisons and Wilko, the company has

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  • Plastic: a valuable part of the circular economy

    Plastic: a valuable part of the circular economy

    The use of plastic has come under scrutiny over the past few years, with a growing number of retail brands reviewing their entire supply chains to make them more environmentally friendly. However, treating it in isolation and eradicating plastic as a knee-jerk reaction could in fact lead to negative and unintended consequences. Although many retailers

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  • Full service logistics solutions at Lemonpath

    Full service logistics solutions at Lemonpath

    Part of the DK Group, Lemonpath Limited’s head office and warehousing operation is strategically based in Syston, Leicester, where it occupies a combined footprint of c.250,000 sq ft. The site offers clients a variety of general co-packing services with food and drink co-packing services being provided in an AA rated BRC global standards for storage

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  • Late shipper deal – opportunity or headache?

    Late shipper deal – opportunity or headache?

    What’s the first thing you think about when you’re offered a last minute opportunity to put a new pre-filled shipper in-store? How it should look? What it will cost? Who can make the units? What about co-packing? Remember that the retailer has special design guidelines. The design will affect the price, co-packing will affect delivery

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  • Building great brands

    Building great brands

    Granby Marketing Services provides some of the UK’s leading brands, across a breadth of sectors, with expert packing fulfilment and marketing services. With the increase in online shopping and pressure on physical retail outlets to maximise the customer and shopping experience, packaging, now more than ever has a real opportunity to uplift sales, drive engagement

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  • Colour label printing in-house a game changer

    Colour label printing in-house a game changer

    Instant printing of high quality labels changes the game for product packaging and consumer engagement. Promotional and personalised labels are big opportunities. Should you still ‘pay for print’ when you can ‘print for use’? Epson have shot up to number one in industrial colour label printing thanks to world class ink jet technology and product

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  • California Walnuts embrace the plant-based movement at Food Matters Live

    California Walnuts embrace the plant-based movement at Food Matters Live

    With the new California Walnuts harvest starting in late August, the 2018-19 year to date results to 31st August show UK demand for ‘shelled’ California Walnuts has grown signicantly. UK shipment figures highlight a year-on-year increase for ‘shelled’ California Walnuts of over 15 percent, equating to an uplift of 1,358,293 pounds or just over 616

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  • When creative insight and handcrafted creativity collide

    When creative insight and handcrafted creativity collide

    In today’s food and drink market, return on investment has become the dominant driving force behind the majority of decisions throughout the supply chain. Instead of focusing on the quick wins, it’s essential now, more than ever, for brands to get a better understanding of the more elusive areas such as influential factors in a

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