Analysis: How portcentric distribution is transforming supply chains


For some retailers, portcentric distribution is an appealing option with leading names such as Marks & Spencer, Asda and Tesco fully committed to the model, while others are adopting it on a short-term trial basis for seasonal lines. Simon Jack analyses its pros and cons.

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