Ship to store: Lidl launches shipping line to navigate supply-chain crisis
The German supermarket chain has bought its own container cargo ship and chartered three vessels to its new subsidiary, Tailwind Shipping Lines
Lidl, the discount retailer, has bought its own container cargo ship and started a shipping line in a bid to offset the worst effects of the ongoing global supply chain crisis.
The German supermarket chain confirmed to the Business Post that it had established its own shipping subsidiary, which will operate under the name Tailwind Shipping Lines. Lidl is understood to have chartered three vessels in recent months to the new company, while it has ...