Great Bear Distribution has said a large new DC it is to set up at Markham Vale, Chesterfield, will create a “significant” number of new jobs. The 479,000ft² site, located just off junction 29A of the M1 between Sheffield and Nottingham, should be completed in spring next year and is “exactly what we’ve been looking for”, a company spokesman said. All the jobs at the site will be new ones with no transfers from other sites involved, he added. “No […]
Whistl’s logistics division plans to increase the size of its network during the next two years, with plans to move into more “affluent” logistics areas.
John Mitchell Haulage and Warehousing saw turnover rise £1.5m as it felt the benefits of consolidating its two sites at Grangemouth into one. For the year-ending 31 March 2012, the firm reported turnover of £12m, up from £10.5m in the previous year. Pre-tax profit fell from £284,598 to £187,783, owing in part to its purchase of five acres of land adjacent to its Earls Road Industrial Estate depot in Falkirk. MD Iain Mitchell says: “We are pleased with where we […]
Norbert Dentressangle has confirmed plans for a new 295,000ft² central UK hub at Crick, in Northamptonshire, which will lead to the closure of two depots at Northampton and Rowley Regis.