HM Revenue & Customs has confirmed it is holding an internal review of its approach to enforcement relating to firms involved in the excise supply chain. The review, a report on which will be published next March, will “address stakeholder concerns that the application of current law relating to excise liability and wrongdoing can have a disproportionate effect on legitimate businesses,” HMRC confirmed in a statement. The move follows criticism from the United Kingdom Warehousing Association (UKWA) over the ‘draconian’ […]
Norbert Dentressangle (ND) has promoted former change director John Williams to the role of director of its shared user business unit. Williams, who has worked in the past for Keystone Distribution, Random House Group and Christian Salvesen joined ND less than a year ago. He takes on responsibility for a portfolio of 10-shared user warehouses totalling 2.5 million ft². The network includes the Perishables Handling Centre at Heathrow Airport, which ND says is Europe’s largest chilled airfreight handling centre, as […]
Norbert Dentressangle has confirmed plans for a new 295,000ft² central UK hub at Crick, in Northamptonshire, which will lead to the closure of two depots at Northampton and Rowley Regis.
DHL Supply Chain has opened a new 11-acre multi-user RDC in Avonmouth to boost its south-west operation.