Kuehne + Nagel plans to move into a depot at London Heathrow airport next year, as it continues with its restructuring plans. The 130,000ft² flagship warehouse will be located on the Heathrow South Cargo Centre and is due to open in early 2015. A K+N spokeswoman was unavailable to disclose how many vehicles are likely to be operated from the site. Last year the operator unveiled plans to close down some of its regional sites used for its Kuehne + […]
Kuehne + Nagel has been awarded a four year contract with Waitrose to operate its new NDC in Milton Keynes.
Pall-Ex member FTS Hatswell wants to expand its storage capacity further since moving into bigger premises in June last year. It moved into the new 67,500ft² warehouse in on the Deeside industrial estate in Flintshire last summer, extending its operation that was previously based there and increasing its storage capacity to 185,000ft² over three sites. Financial director Colin Broster said the additional space is already “more or less full” since the firm won new customers and received increased business from […]
DPD is expanding a number of its sites and investing in a new sorting hub and depots to handle increased demand from online retailers. The £175m investment, which follows a period of growth after the launch of its Predict service, includes a £12m investment in building 10 new depots, £20m of funding to upgrade its Sheffield and Thetford depots, as well as opening a £100m East Midlands sorting hub. The expansion is expected to create 1,500 full-time jobs. A spokesman […]