Online grocery retailer Ocado has said its second customer fulfilment centre in Dordon, Warwickshire, will commence operations in February next year. Equipment installation at the warehouse is almost complete and testing has been underway since May, the firm confirmed. The project “remains in line with budget”, it said. The retailer, which also announced it had secured an 18-month extension on £100m of loans from its lenders to July 2015, said it had achieved an 11% rise in gross sales year-on-year […]
Goodman has begun development of a 405,000ft² warehouse in Bedford, due for completion next summer.
Amazon has announced plans to create 1,000 new permanent roles at its network of eight UK fulfilment centres in the “coming months”.
Rental levels at large warehouses are set to rise this year after a fall in the supply of sites across the UK last year.