Bullet Express has opened a 4-acre storage facility in East Kilbride to meet demand for warehousing from its customers. The site complements its Bothwell distribution operation and offers storage space for more than 4,000 pallets, pick and pack, and de-containerisation. It has 14 dock levellers (pictured right) for loading and unloading containers and parking for trucks and trailers. The operator also hopes to rent out a five-bay vehicle maintenance workshop and office accommodation at the site. Bullet Express MD David […]
Yearsley Group’s plans for a new cold storage facility south of Peterborough have run into trouble, after the local council raised concerns about its impact on daylight, and the number of staff that might be employed there. Yearsley wants to construct a new cold store at the Gateway Peterborough site in the Great Haddon Employment Zone. The plans are understood to involve two buildings totalling 385,000ft². The firm has suggested to Hampton Parish Council that the site will employ around […]
Amazon is to create 1,500 jobs with a new fulfilment centre in Essex next year, announced just a week after it revealed plans for its new Doncaster warehouse.
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.