Southampton-based port-centric logistics firm Import Services has been chosen to operate DP World London Gateway’s shared user facility. It will take on a ‘significant portion’ of the 386,000ft² common user facility on the London Gateway Logistics Park, which is due to open in the second quarter of 2015. It will provide devanning, cross-docking, storage, pick-and-pack, labelling and distribution from the site on a pay-as-you-go basis. Mike Thomas, client services director at Import Services, said: “Operating the common user facility will […]
Whether they have been forced to consider second-hand space because of a lack of new buildings or prefer it for cost reasons, occupiers have become used to a wide choice of warehouses. Now, however, they are facing a reduced supply.
DHL Supply Chain has opened its expanded capacity warehouse for long-term customer Unilever, marking the end of a 21 month project. The Cannock, Staffordshire, centre has the capacity to house 100,000 pallets and will handle all of Unilever’s homecare and ambient food lines for the UK and Ireland – including brands such as Persil, Marmite and PG Tips. Expanding the Cannock site – designed specifically to bring both product categories under the same roof for combined customer orders- has also […]