Rental levels at large warehouses are set to rise this year after a fall in the supply of sites across the UK last year. Supply of logistics facilities of over 100,000ft² fell to “exceptionally low levels” during 2013, according to CBRE’s latest MarketView report. At the end of the year, it stood at just over 20 million ft² – almost 60% below the 2009 peak, and a 21% fall compared to the end of 2012. Take-up of such space, meanwhile, […]
Next summer an expected 250,000 international business people will converge on Liverpool for the International Festival for Business, a two-month showcase for UK plc. As part of the Festival, Mersey Maritime is holding a Maritime, Logistics & Energy Week, which will highlight the growing importance of Liverpool as a northern logistics hub and gateway to the UK and Europe for north Atlantic trade.
GXO has landed a multi-year deal with City Plumbing which will see it manage all warehousing and logistics operations at the company’s Warrington Omega site from June this year.
European operators with less than 20 vehicles see limited benefits in reducing their carbon emissions and lack the basic capabilities to address the issue, according to a new report by online transport platform provider Transporeon.