Marks & Spencer (M&S) will complete the UK supply chain transformation it began in 2009 by building a major new DC at the London Gateway container port and logistics park. The 900,000ft² DC at the deep-sea port’s logistics park on the Thames in Essex, 25 miles from central London, will be the last of three large DCs it needs to run its UK distribution operations. The retailer says the DC will handle clothing, homewares and gifts for UK and international […]
A 316,000ft² DC is to be built at the Logistics Park neighbouring DP World’s London Gateway container port.
Amazon has signed a lease on a new DC in Dunstable.
The Co-operative Group’s consolidation of its logistics operations in the South West at a new operating centre in Avonmouth will be completed by April, despite continuing concerns from union Unite. The group’s food wing ceased operations at Chelston, Torbay earlier this month and the Co-op’s Portbury, Bristol site will close on 6 April. In a statement the retailer said operations at the Avonmouth depot commenced in October with the first inbound deliveries of ambient product. It added that 42 warehouse […]