Environment Minister Owen Paterson officially opened Grocontinental’s £5m frozen goods warehouse at its Whitchurch, Shropshire HQ last week. The 4,000m² warehouse boosts the company’s storage capacity by 13,000 pallets taking total storage capacity to 143,000 pallets. “As the biggest employer in a predominantly rural area, the company makes a major contribution to the local economy,” said Paterson, who is also MP for North Shropshire (pictured centre). “In the last 15 years, the company has implemented a substantial development plan which […]
Construction has finished on Yusen Logistics’ latest warehouse at Prologis Park Wellingborough West, which gives the group a nationwide footprint of more than 2 million ft².
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.
Confectionery manufacturer Fini Sweets has outsourced its warehousing and distribution in the UK to Palletways’ warehousing business Palletways Fulfilment.