The UK Warehousing Association (UKWA) has launched a benchmarking survey aimed at establishing best practice guidelines in the logistics industry. The UKWA’s aim is to create key measurements for the sector’s overall performance against which 3PLs can assess themselves, enabling them to create goals for improvement within their business. The study has been devised by UKWA in partnership with the US-based Warehousing Education & Research Council (WERC), whose DC Measures survey has been established for 15 years. UKWA CEO Peter […]
Construction has been completed on a new £22m food DC for The Co-operative in north Derbyshire, which the firm says will employ over 1,000 people and create around 320 new jobs. The Castlewood site, which will service over 500 Co-operative food stores in Yorkshire, Derbyshire, Nottinghamshire and Lincolnshire, will start operation in January with the first deliveries scheduled for March. It will become fully operational in September. Located just off junction 28 of the M1, the new site will take […]
Panther Warehousing will offer its customers new services from next month including Sunday deliveries, just months after its £17m MBO by MD Colin McCarthy.
Warehouse workers at DHL Supply Chain’s Cherwell Campus site in Banbury, Oxfordshire, have called off a series of one-day strikes over a long-running pay dispute after accepting a revised deal from the logistics services provider.