The UK branch of Mitsubishi Electric Europe has renewed its warehousing contract with Yusen Logistics by five years. The contract sees the operator receive, store and despatch products such as display screens, air conditioners and heating systems from Yusen’s 300,000 ft² Milton Keynes Tilbrook site. Yusen handles inbound movements of sea containers as well as trailers, alongside dispatching customer orders from small parcels to full loads, while Norbert Dentressangle will distribute products to customers across the UK and Ireland. Mitsubishi […]
Waste and recycling firm Viridor has signed a public private partnership with Peterborough City Council to treat the authority’s residual waste. The 30-year deal will see the development of an energy-from-waste facility at the council’s existing recycling site at the Fengate industrial area. The project will require capital investment of approximately £75m and the plant will be built by a joint venture between Babcock & Wilcox Vølund and Interserve Construction. Viridor expects to make money from the deal within the […]
Lidl is to build a 1,000,000ft² warehouse and RDC in Luton as part of its £1.45bn investment plan for the UK.
A lot has happened since I last interviewed Wincanton chief executive James Wroath (pictured) back in January. The upshot being that we’re now chatting from our homes via Zoom rather than sitting in the back office of a Sainsbury’s depot in north London.