Aberdeenshire-based Grampian Continental has opened a new operating centre in Bedlington, Newcastle, offering easier access to new routes in the south of England and on the Continent. The new site, the company’s third UK base, was chosen because of its easy access to the ferry port, linking it to Holland. The firm hopes the new site will improve access into London, Manchester and the North East and it claims it is an ideal location for trunking to the south of […]
Kitchenware retailer Lakeland is to spend £10m expanding its DC in Cumbria by 50% to provide additional capacity to match expected sales growth in the UK and abroad. The company celebrated record sales in 2012 and is looking to add to its 60-strong high street presence in the UK in the coming years, as well as opening shops abroad. With e-commerce sales averaging double digit growth year-on-year at present, it has decided to sign off on a project to expand […]
Online retail giant Amazon has submitted plans to double capacity at its distribution centre in Rugeley, Staffordshire, creating 350 permanent jobs.
Boroughbridge, Yorkshire food distribution firm Reed Boardall has been granted planning approval for a 110,000ft² extension to one of its cold stores.