APL Logistics has been named Marks & Spencer's international general merchandise supply chain management partner for South Asia, Europe and North Africa.
To ensure delivery of products from multiple sources to holding centres in the UK, APL said it would provide vendor management at origin, shipment consolidation, international transportation management and handle UK import procedures.
M&S director of logistics, Simon Ratcliffe said: "We selected APL Logistics for several reasons including their proven and effective change management capabilities within the supply chain, their skills at implementing innovative solutions and their strong alignment with our supply chain ethos."

By Stuart Todd.