Work has begun on a new Sainsbury’s DC in Daventry, which will be operated by DHL on the supermarket’s behalf. The one million ft² DC will be used for its general merchandising operation, which includes cookware, homeware and domestic appliances, an area where the supermarket has seen rapid growth. A spokesman said the site will be opened in two stages, with low bay operations opening first in “early 2015”. He did not specify when the high bay facilities, which will […]
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 […]
Hellmann Worldwide Logistics has leased space at Prologis UK’s new Apex Park in Daventry.
The urban logistics market to the west of London has seen a spate of activity, with two new developments starting and another completing.