Somerset-based Framptons Transport Services is set to open its new Mendip DC in early January. The new £5m, 85,000 ft² DC has been built on time and within budget by local building contractor Ken Biggs. The Shepton Mallet-based facility will increase Framptons’ storage capacity to 175,000 ft² of food-grade facilities in the region when it opens in the new year. With 14,000 individually racked and bar-coded pallet spaces, the DC will use mechanical handling equipment and narrow aisle racking to […]
Forward Trucking Services (FTS) has added two new trucks and three new trailers to its fleet.
DPD is to increase its nationwide capacity by opening 15 new or upgraded depots by the end of next year, including three that will be double the size of its regular sites.
Yearsley Group’s plans for a new cold storage facility south of Peterborough have run into trouble, after the local council raised concerns about its impact on daylight, and the number of staff that might be employed there. Yearsley wants to construct a new cold store at the Gateway Peterborough site in the Great Haddon Employment Zone. The plans are understood to involve two buildings totalling 385,000ft². The firm has suggested to Hampton Parish Council that the site will employ around […]