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Disruptive market drives supply chain change

Having an efficient and fast-reacting supply chain should be a must for any fashion brand or retailer - but "market disruption" caused by th...

Volcanic ash fallout hits apparel trade

As the cloud of volcanic ash from Iceland made its way across northern Europe over the past week, the massive transportation gridlock that h... | 24 Mar 2009

Peddling doom is the great global fashion right now. But while that might be understandable, the doom-peddlers always seem to miss an opportunity to promote their own interest. And too often the peddling is based on misinformation, writes Mike Flanagan.

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Leonie Barrie | 6 Sep 2012

The theme of change resonates loudly with Harry van Dalfsen, who took on the role of president of the International Apparel Federation (IAF) two years ago at the height of the global economic crisis. Not surprisingly, ‘Fashion business in a changing environment’ is also the focus of the upcoming IAF World Apparel Convention, which takes place later this month.

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Michelle Russell | 6 Jun 2018

Logistics giant DHL is expanding its global innovation footprint to the Americas in a move it says will spearhead development of future logistics and supply chain solutions in the region.

Beth Wright | 17 May 2018

DHL Supply Chain, the Americas’ leader in contract logistics and part of Deutsche Post DHL Group, has developed a new end-to-end supply chain visibility platform.

Beth Wright | 18 Apr 2018

As part of ongoing efforts to transform its business, UK retail group Marks & Spencer is to implement a new single-tier clothing and home logistics network it says will allow it to move products from suppliers to stores faster and at a lower cost.

Michelle Russell | 8 Jun 2016

International services provider DHL Express is to open its largest facility in Myanmar to cater to the country's increasing logistics needs, driven by growth sectors such as garment manufacturing.

Leonie Barrie | 15 Jan 2016

A new multimodal freight service has opened on the new Southern rail corridor between China and Turkey, a critical segment of China's ‘One Belt, One Road’ initiative, with a transit time of just two weeks.

Richard Woodard | 17 Jun 2014

The global distance selling sector is poised to grow by more than 10% annually over the next five years, according to a new report from DHL E-commerce.

Petah Marian | 23 Sep 2013

Fashion retailers should re-think their supply chains in response to rapidly changing and often unpredictable consumer behaviour, new research suggests.

Leonie Barrie | 18 Feb 2013

Two global unions are using London Fashion Week (LFW) as a platform to protest against the abuse of workers who deliver clothes - claiming event sponsor DHL is a key culprit.

Katie Smith | 12 Nov 2012

Primark's third European logistics centre has been set up in Germany by DHL Supply Chain to help drive the retailer's international expansion.

Petah Marian | 4 Apr 2012

Sainsbury's is set to move its boxed and hanging clothing depot from Coventry to Bedford as the retailer grows its apparel offer. | 22 Feb 2011

Logistics company DHL has opened a new office in Cambodia which will serve as specialist fashion and apparel centre to support the country's fast-growing garment export industry. | 22 Jan 2010

Distribution and logistics firm Belspeed International Fashion Transport has expanded and remodelled its warehousing facilities ahead of an expected 20% increase in volume this year. | 25 Nov 2009

Logistics company DHL is opening its first specialist fashion and apparel centre in Pakistan to support the country’s fast-growing garment export industry. | 11 Sep 2009

Wal-Mart Stores Inc has named Scott Price, the former head of DHL Express' European operations, as CEO of Walmart Asia. | 10 Jul 2009

Denim giant Levi Strauss & Co has reappointed DHL Supply Chain to manage its European distribution centre in Bornem, Belgium for a further three-year period. | 24 Jun 2009

Logistics company DHL is investing US$10m over the next five years to expand its services in Vietnam, including the launch of a fashion and apparel centre to support the country’s fast-growing garment export industry. | 13 May 2009

DHL is investing over HKD$100m (US$12.9m) in an office and a Fashion Competency Centre, both which are based in the Kowloon Commerce Centre in Hong Kong. | 18 Feb 2009

Logistics company DHL has opened its first Fashion & Apparel logistics centre in the Asia Pacific region to help manage the flow of merchandise to customers in Europe and North America.

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