Norbert Dentressangle has reported higher-than-usual demand for storage space within its shared user network in recent months, suggesting it could be indicative of an upturn in the economy. Although demand for storage always increases in the run-up to Christmas, the company has already seen a 30% reduction in the amount of space available, with its shared user sites receiving more enquiries than usual and filling up earlier than in previous years, according to ND Logistics business development director, Martin Palmer. […]
CM Downton has signed a 20-year lease at Bristol Gateway, on a speculative build completed by Howard Tenens in April of this year.
Staveley, Chesterfield tanker operator Hopkinson Transport has been acquired by Norbert Dentressangle.
Retailer Marks & Spencer has confirmed that its new DC in Castle Donington in the East Midlands will open this spring. The 900,000ft² site, which M&S will run itself, will create around 1,000 new jobs over time, said a company spokesman.