Whether they have been forced to consider second-hand space because of a lack of new buildings or prefer it for cost reasons, occupiers have become used to a wide choice of warehouses. Now, however, they are facing a reduced supply. Overall, the amount of second-hand space available in units above 100,000ft² fell by 4% in 2012, according to CBRE’s UK Occupier Market Overview. This is lower than the 29% reduction in new space in that size band but the second-hand […]
Supermarket group Morrisons has renewed its contract with Norbert Dentressangle for the operation of two of its distribution centres in Scotland. The new contract, which extends ND’s involvement for a further two years, covers the 575,000ft² composite DC at Bellshill and the Eurocentral 85,000ft² fresh produce DC, also near Glasgow. Christian Salvesen, which ND acquired in 2007 has been involved in the Bellshill DC since it opened in 1989. The site was initially run for Safeway until its takeover by […]
A huge surge in demand for wine and other alcohol during the lockdown had seen orders for some clients rising by more than 7,000%, according to Johnston Logistics UK.
Motor Transport, in partnership with the BVRLA, is currently compiling its annual CV Informer research, a comprehensive report on the commercial vehicle rental, leasing and contract hire sector. Close to 200 companies involved in the rental and leasing of trucks, trailers and vans took part in last year’s research. This year we want to capture every single business in the sector. Every participant will receive a report of the full research results, with a key statistics section highlighting how their […]