Potential customs clearance delays and the consequent increase in demand for UK warehousing for buffer stocks has led frozen distribition specialist NewCold to investigate possibilities for a new UK site. According to NewCold country director Jon Miles the movement of goods from central European hubs into the UK will become more complex if, as expected, the UK leaves the Customs Union. “Currently, it is possible for a food producer to store product in a warehouse close to the coast in […]
Essex-based Canute Group has bought its 12th warehouse site, a facility in Great Blakenham, Suffolk. The development marks the 12th site to be added to Canute’s expanding portfolio of facilities throughout the UK, following the addition of the Coventry and Warrington depots. Supporting the Port of Felixstowe, the 105,000ft² site will have up to 12,500 pallet spaces, small item picking and bulk stack areas. David Emslie, Canute’s group sales director, says: “The location of the depot, with its close proximity […]
Norbert Dentressangle has won a contract with paint supplier Valspar, covering warehousing and deliveries into its retail partner’s network.
Failure to ensure fluid cross-border trade post-Brexit will be “catastrophic” for UK business, the RHA warned this week.