GS1 UK, the supply chain standards organisation, has seen a 48 per cent increase in members from the apparel, accessories and footwear sector membership with 697 new joiners in the past year.
Fashion retailers Coast, Karen Millen, Oasis and Warehouse have awarded Ceva a ten year contract worth £261m ($400m) to provide warehousing, store deliveries, e-commerce fulfilment, international distribution and 4PL services.
Marks & Spencer is looking to improve gross margins in its General Merchandise with the completion of the single tier logistics network and GM4 systems implementation.
Fashion companies make the strongest use of support from service providers in areas such as online marketing or fulfilment, according to a report conducted by World Business Research Digital on behalf of arvato.
Fashion retailer Zara has contracted Clipper Logistics to provide e-fulfilment services from a new distribution centre in Northampton.