Workforce availability will become a key element when companies decide where to locate their warehouses during 2018, according to leading property agents. JLL’s 2018 UK Property Predictions: Going Beyond Brexit report says: “Given low unemployment and lower net migration from the EU, the supply of labour will become a critical location decision factor for companies requiring large logistics facilities.” Another agent, Savills, believes that labour shortages could mean that areas with higher than average unemployment, including Yorkshire and the North […]
Retailer Argos has said a week-long strike by warehouse staff at five of its DCs had no impact on its service to customers.
London City Bond has won a contract with wine importer Ehrmanns, following the customer’s assessment of the wine distribution market.
Online retailer Amazon has announced it will open a 304,800m² fulfilment centre in Coalville, Leicestershire later this year.