The availability of modern warehouses is set to reach a six-year high according to property agent and advisor Cushman & Wakefield – but there are huge regional variations within the UK. Currently there is 5.6 million ft2 of speculative space under construction which will boost the availability of Grade A buildings – consisting of new and modern second-hand space – to 20.6 million ft2 at some point this year, the highest figure since Q4 2011. However, much of the development […]
Union Unite has announced a fresh week-long strike at five Argos distribution centres in its latest protest over the retailer’s ongoing supply chain transformation programme.
Retailer Marks & Spencer has confirmed that DHL is to handle the collection and delivery of goods into its new Castle Donington warehouse in the East Midlands when it opens this spring.
Workforce availability will become a key element when companies decide where to locate their warehouses during 2018, according to leading property agents.