Howard Tenens has acquired a new warehouse in Cheshire as part of its continued expansion into the North of England. The Gloucester-based operator is leasing a 177,000 ft² warehouse on Winsford Industrial Estate near Crewe, as part of the firm’s plans to expand its operations northwards within the next five years. The site, which brings its UK total warehousing space to more than 3 million ft², will accommodate up to 40 vehicle movements a day. In March the firm revealed […]
Rising demand for warehouse space and a welter of contract wins helped boost Howard Tenens’ group turnover from £57.1m to £64.7m in the year to 30 September 2014.
Uncertainty over EU workers’ future employment rights is a “major concern” given that 10% of the UK’s driver workforce is from the EU, the FTA has warned.
Retailer Marks & Spencer has confirmed that its new DC in Castle Donington in the East Midlands will open this spring. The 900,000ft² site, which M&S will run itself, will create around 1,000 new jobs over time, said a company spokesman.