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Hot Topic: On your marks…

When Amazon makes any kind of announcement, the ripple effect tends to send shudders through executives in at least one…

Staples Solutions expands logistics partnership

A major contract win has led to a recent strengthening of the ties between Staples Solutions in the UK and…

OfficeFleet recognised for green deliveries

UK-based office products wholesaler Spicers has announced that its last mile delivery option OfficeFleet has been awarded Gold Fleet status…

Amazon on course to revolutionise global shipping

The shape of worldwide logistics and delivery services will radically transform over the next decade, and it's all down to…

Alibaba vows to revolutionise global logistics network

Chinese e-commerce titan Alibaba has pledged to invest billions of dollars in a smart logistics network.Founder and Chairman Jack Ma…

LSC boosts print services footprint

Quality Park and TOPS owner LSC Communications has acquired RR Donnelley & Son's (RRD) print logistics business.The deal includes a…

Amazon’s shipping plans to offset rising costs

Amazon’s planned foray into last-mile delivery could prove to be a wise move.Following news last week that it was looking…

Amazon rumours spook shipping giants

FedEx and UPS shares took a beating over the weekend after it emerged that Amazon may be about to launch…

Latest logistics closure for ADVEO

European office supplies wholesaler ADVEO has announced that it is to close its logistics warehouse in Winkelhaid, Germany.The decision is…

ADVEO closes France warehouse sale

European office supplies wholesaler ADVEO has finalised the sale of its French subsidiary’s warehouse for €8 million ($9.55 million).The facility…

ADVEO outsources Italian logistics

European office supplies wholesaler ADVEO has signed a services agreement with C2U to outsources its logistics operations in Italy.The deal involves…

Gates’ new city offers glimpse into industry future

Plans for a state-of-the-art city in the Arizona desert have provided an intriguing glimpse into the future of manufacturing and…

Hot Topic: Still the linchpin?

You’ve heard that “the industry is in a state of flux/change/transformation/consolidation” so many times now, it could almost become the…

Amazon Business launches in India | Cintas beats estimates | Antalis invests in logistics...

A round-up of this week’s office products, business supplies and stationery news from around the web and elsewhere.Amazon Business has…

Alibaba pledges $15bn logistics expansion

Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba has vowed to invest more than $15 billion over the next five years to build its…

ADVEO outsources Spanish logistics

ADVEO’s move away from its traditional wholesaling model has taken another important step after it announced the outsourcing of its…

Office Depot upgrades omnichannel operations

Office Depot is collaborating with supply chain software platform Elementum to help boost its e-commerce operations.Elementum is a platform for…

Advantia partners with Spicers

UK dealer group Advantia is ditching its logistics partner Truline in favour of Spicers.From February 2018, Spicers will become its…

Askul still reeling from fire

Japanese business supplies reseller Askul is still recovering from a fire that devastated its logistics centre earlier this year.The incident…

Soennecken to invest in logistics

Similar to fellow German dealer group Büroring, Soennecken has also bucked the general trend of the sector and reported growth…

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Court dismisses Essendant motion in GPC lawsuit

Genuine Parts Company (GPC) can move ahead with its ‘breach of contract’ legal proceedings against Essendant, a Delaware court has…