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 […]
Fast-growing Keighley, West Yorkshire haulier McDowell Haulage and Distribution says work will begin shortly on a new 25,000ft2 warehouse in order to keep up with demand. The company, which has contracts to transport school furniture and cosmetics and is also a member of The Pallet Network, opened a new depot in Bellshill in December and earlier this month deliveries began to arrive into another new warehouse in Avonmouth. Now that the firm has been given the green light to construct […]
Environment Minister Owen Paterson officially opened Grocontinental’s £5m frozen goods warehouse at its Whitchurch, Shropshire HQ last week.
Norbert Dentressangle has reported higher-than-usual demand for storage space within its shared user network in recent months, suggesting it could be indicative of an upturn in the economy.